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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

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 87686

Tue Feb 16 - Thu Mar 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 16 - Mar 25 Tue/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Constantin Vlachias

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$610.50

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: Both the Midterm and Final Exam will take place in-person at our Burnaby Campus (Location, date, and time TBD). Please ensure that you purchase your required course material/textbook from the Bookstore prior to the course start date (please allow extra time for delivery due to delays caused by COVID-19). 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2021

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

CRN 60314

Tue Apr 06 - Thu May 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - May 13 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

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. 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/ Please bring a copy of ULC Standard 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. 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 66176

Sat Jul 03 - Sat Aug 07 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 03 - Aug 07 Sat 08:30 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$610.50

Notes

  1. No class July 31st (Civic Holiday Weekend). 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 (BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays) - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please bring a copy of ULC Standard 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. 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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