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Sprinkler Systems Design 1 MSYS 3070

Mechanical Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of sprinkler and standpipe design in fire protection, with a focus on the application of the British Columbia Building Code (BCBC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. The course covers an overview of the different types of fire sprinkler and standpipe systems and their basic components. Students will learn how to select materials and components according to the NFPA 13 standard. The course also provides students with an understanding of the hydraulics for automatic sprinkler systems, including how to perform manual hydraulic demand calculations in accordance with the NFPA 13 standard.​ This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.5

Domestic fees

$739.96

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of MSYS 3070 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 66691

Duration

Tue Apr 23 - Thu May 23 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 66691
  • Domestic fees $739.96
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - May 23 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Najmeh Komaei

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$739.96

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class (BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays) - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Note: Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Seats Available

2 seats remaining as of Wed April 17, 2024 at 3:07 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe different types of fire sprinkler systems and components.
  • List the applicable building code and bylaw requirements for fire sprinkler and standpipes systems.
  • Analyze buildings and occupancies in order to determine the minimum sprinkler design criteria.
  • Design standpipe and hose systems in accordance with NFPA 14.
  • Perform manual hydraulic load calculations.​

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Sprinkler Systems Design 1 (MSYS 3070) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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