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FIRE 1050 - Electrical and Electronics for Fire Protection Inspection

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

An introductory course in electrical circuits and electronics for those intending to take further courses in fire protection inspection and testing. Topics include electrical safety, parallel and series circuits, AC and DC circuits, schematic diagrams, electrical measurement, and the Canadian Electrical Code. Focus is on requirements and measurement of electrical components related to inspection of fire protection equipment including wiring, power supplies, battery systems, relays, and sensing devices. Previous knowledge of electronics is not required. Theory is reinforced with hands-on practice.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$723.63

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 78186

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Mar 04 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 04 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

Constantin Vlachias

Course Outline

Cost

$723.63

Notes

  1. No class will be held on Monday February 17th - Family Day. 16 sessions total. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83399

Sat Feb 01 - Sat Mar 28 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 01 - Mar 28 Sat 08:30 - 15:20 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$723.63

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Saturday, February 15th (Family Day Long Weekend). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 60305

Wed Apr 01 - Mon Jun 01 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 01 - Jun 01 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$723.63

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class Monday, April 13th and Monday, May 18th.

CRN 64281

Sat May 09 - Sat Jun 27 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 09 - Jun 27 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$723.63

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class on Saturday, May 16th.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Work safely with electrical equipment.
  • Describe the characteristics of electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
  • Describe how the Canadian Electrical Code applies to fire protection systems.
  • Interpret labelling on electrical components.
  • Read electrical schematic drawings.
  • Test basic electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
  • Calculate current, voltage, and power in series, parallel, and series-parallel DC circuits.
  • Measure voltage, current and resistance in electrical circuits.
  • Locate faults in basic series, parallel and series-parallel DC circuits.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Basic Electricity For The Fire Alarm Technician (2003 Ed)
Author Cfaa
Copyright 2003
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-97340-010-6
Price $84.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

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