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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

$588.98

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 60310

Tue May 18 - Tue Jun 22 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 18 - Jun 22 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$588.98

Notes

  1. Prerequisite(s) FIRE 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - 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 60309

Mon Jun 07 - Wed Jun 23 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 07 - Jun 23 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Jasvinder Johal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$588.98

Notes

  1. Prerequisite(s) FIRE 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - 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 65611

Fri Jul 02 - Sun Jul 04 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 02 - Jul 04 Fri/Sat/Sun 11:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Joe Robinsmith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$588.98

Notes

  1. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ This compressed course is a blended format with both classroom instruction and online assignments. 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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