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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

$587.05 - $594.89 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 78184

Thu Feb 20 - Thu Mar 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Mar 26 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$594.89

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, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2020

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

CRN 60310

Tue May 19 - Tue Jun 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 19 - Jun 23 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$589.26

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.

CRN 60309

Mon Jun 08 - Wed Jun 24 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 08 - Jun 24 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$589.26

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.

CRN 65611

Fri Jul 03 - Sun Jul 05 2 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 03 Fri 11:00 - 17:00 BBY SW09 Rm. 123
Jul 03 - Jul 05 Online
Jul 04 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$587.05

Notes

  1. This compressed course is a blended format with both classroom instruction and online assignments.

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

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.

Fire 2077 Manual (Feb 2019)
Author Mech
Binding Spiral
Price $9.50
Required

Spring/Summer 2020

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

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