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FIRE 2077 - Emergency Lighting Systems

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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.

Prerequisite(s)

FIRE 1050

Credits

1.5

Cost

$601.71

Fall 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 37435

Fri Oct 08 - Fri Nov 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 08 - Nov 12 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 122

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

Course Outline

Cost

$601.71

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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.

CRN 45453

Fri Nov 05 - Sun Nov 07 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 05 Fri 14:30 - 17:30 Online
Nov 06 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 Online
Nov 07 Sun 08:30 - 14:30 Online

Instructor

Joe Robinsmith

Course Outline

Cost

$601.71

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. Course is three days in duration: Friday 1430-1730; Saturday 0830-1730; Sunday 0830-1430 Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class, either on campus in-person or at - https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore 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.

CRN 37434

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Oct 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 21 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$601.71

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation). 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

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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