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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.

Prerequisite(s)

FIRE 1050

Credits

1.5

Cost

$581.90

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84636

Sat Jan 19 - Sat Jan 26 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 19 - Jan 26 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

Joe Robinsmith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$581.90

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. Course will run over two Saturdays.

CRN 78184

Thu Jan 24 - Thu Feb 28 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 24 - Feb 28 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$581.90

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.

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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