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FIRE 2084 - Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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Course Details

In this course, students are introduced to the basics of fire alarm systems, their operation, and the correct method to conduct periodic inspections and tests. Completion of inspection reports will be covered, along with applicable Building Code and Fire Code requirements.

Prerequisite(s)

Fire 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$610.50

Fall 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 43687

Tue Sep 15 - Thu Oct 22 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Oct 22 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$610.50

Notes

  1. Please contact Aggie Konings at akonings2@bcit.ca for details regarding the Textbook and Course Material. 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 37438

Sat Oct 17 - Sat Nov 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 17 - Nov 21 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$610.50

Notes

  1. Please contact Aggie Konings at akonings2@bcit.ca for details regarding the required Textbook and Course Material. 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 have a basic, working understanding of:

  • Describe fire alarm systems components, functions and operation.
  • Discuss codes, standards and regulations applying to fire alarm systems.
  • Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
  • Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and reports.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

FIRE 2084 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.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 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 Alarm Systems: A Reference Manual
Author Cfaa
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-97340-013-7
Price $87.95
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