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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

$516.53 - $561.71 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 60309

Mon Jun 11 - Thu Jun 28 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 11 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 127
Jun 14 - Jun 28 Mon/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 122

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

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.

CRN 65611

Fri Jul 06 - Sun Jul 08 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 06 Fri 11:00 - 17:00 BBY SW09 Rm. 123
Jul 06 - Jul 08 Online
Jul 07 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123
Jul 08 Sun 08:30 - 14:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$561.71

Notes

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

Four seats remaining as of May 25, 2018 5:00 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

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

Jasvinder Johal

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

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Fall 2018

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

CRN 37434

Thu Sep 06 - Thu Oct 11 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Oct 11 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 123

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$516.53

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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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