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FIRE 2084 - Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing

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

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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 66176

Tue May 18 - Thu Jun 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 18 - Jun 24 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Constantin Vlachias

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$610.50

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. One midterm exam and one final exam will be held in-person at BCIT. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material - CFAA Fire Alarm Systems, A Reference Manual - prior to the first class - https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please obtain a copy of ULC Standard S536-13 Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems" as well. Your place of employment may have a copy or one can be purchased from the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) - www.ul.com. 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

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