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FIRE 2084 - Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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

$584.38 - $584.90 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 37438

Sat Oct 13 - Sat Nov 17 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 13 - Nov 17 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 121

Instructor

Constantin Vlachias

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$584.90

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. Please note that the BCIT bookstore is not open on Saturdays. Materials required for the first class: CFAA FA5 Manual Fire Alarm Systems - A Reference Manual. You can obtain this manual from the BCIT bookstore or through the CFAA website here: www.cfaa.ca/Products/books--manuals/17-fa5-manual-fire-alarm-systems---a-reference-manual-.aspx ULC S536-13 Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems to the first class to use as a course text. Your place of employment may have a copy or one can be purchased from the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) - www.ul.com. No class held on Saturday November 10th - Remembrance Day weekend.

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

In Progress

CRN 43687

Tue Oct 23 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 23 - Nov 29 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$584.90

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. Please note that the BCIT bookstore is not open on Saturdays. Materials required for the first class: CFAA FA5 Manual Fire Alarm Systems - A Reference Manual. You can obtain this manual from the BCIT bookstore or through the CFAA website here: www.cfaa.ca/Products/books--manuals/17-fa5-manual-fire-alarm-systems---a-reference-manual-.aspx. ULC S536-13 Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems to the first class to use as a course text. Your place of employment may have a copy or one can be purchased from the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) - www.ul.com.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 78185

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 121

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$584.38

Notes

  1. Please bring a copy of "ULC Standard S536-13" to the first class to use as a course text. Your place of employment may have a copy or one can be purchased from the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) - www.ul.com/canada/eng/pages/ 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 2018

Books for Fall 2018 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.

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Fire Alarm Systems: A Reference Manual
Author Cfaa
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-97340-013-7
Price $104.95
Required

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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