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FIRE 2077 - Emergency Lighting Systems

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for unit equipment for emergency lighting systems. Students will work with various types of batteries, chargers and testers, and perform applicable tests and calculations. Building code requirements and techniques for trouble-shooting emergency lighting units will be covered.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$561.71 - $564.34 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 78184

Thu Jan 25 - Thu Mar 01 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 25 - Mar 01 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

Course Outline

Cost

$564.34

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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60310

Tue May 22 - Tue Jun 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 22 - Jun 26 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$561.71

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. Prerequisite(s) FIRE 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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CRN 60309

Mon Jun 11 - Thu Jun 28 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 11 - Jun 28 Mon/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 122

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$561.71

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. Prerequisite(s) FIRE 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify different types and sizes of batteries.
  • Determine an equivalent replacement battery for an emergency lighting unit.
  • Perform the tests and measurements required by building codes of emergency lighting units.
  • Use Ohm’s and Joules Law to confirm emergency lighting units are installed correctly.
  • Repair emergency lighting units.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

FIRE 2077 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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