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.
Fire 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.
$569.61 - $571.73 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
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.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.
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.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)
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
FIRE 2084 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 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.
CFAA: FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS A REFERENCE MANUAL
No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.
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