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OCHS 1410 - Fire Extinguisher Service Technician

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course is designed for those interested in portable fire extinguisher maintenance. Student will learn the BC Fire Code requirements regarding inspection/ test/and recharge procedures. After successfully completing the course, students can apply to ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC) to receive certification. Certification requires 3 months documented experience. For further information on certification please contact the ASTTBC at the following link: fireprotection.asttbc.org .

Credits

1.5

Cost

$430.54 - $430.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 39620

Sat Nov 27 - Sun Nov 28 2 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 27 - Nov 28 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$430.61

Notes

  1. Location: BURNABY Campus. This is a 2-day weekend course offering. Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 2 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a weekend at the BCIT Burnaby Campus – including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further course information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to apply for certification with ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC). Details will be provided by the instructor in class. ASTTBC certification information is also available on their website at https://fireprotection.asttbc.org or contact Erin Macedo, Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations 604-585-2788 ext 247
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Full

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 18111

Sat Feb 05 - Sun Feb 06 2 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 05 - Feb 06 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$430.54

Notes

  1. Location: BURNABY CAMPUS - Building SW1 Room 3021. This is a 2-day in class weekend course offering. Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 2 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a weekend at the BCIT Burnaby Campus – including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further course information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to apply for certification with ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC). Details will be provided by the instructor in class. ASTTBC certification information is also available on their website at https://fireprotection.asttbc.org or you can call Erin Macedo, Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations at 604.585.2788 ext. 247
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 70009

Sat Mar 12 - Sun Mar 13 2 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 12 - Mar 13 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$430.54

Notes

  1. Location: BURNABY CAMPUS - Building SW1 Room 3021. This is a 2-day in class weekend course offering. Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 2 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a weekend at the BCIT Burnaby Campus – including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further course information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to apply for certification with ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC). Details will be provided by the instructor in class. ASTTBC certification information is also available on their website at fireprotection.asttbc.org or you can call Erin Macedo, Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations at 604.585.2788 ext. 247
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct inspection and testing in conformance with applicable codes.
  • Determine the class of fire by type.
  • Identify and describe the four classes of fire.
  • Determine the occupancy classification.
  • Identify types of extinguishers and their operation.
  • Select fire extinguishers for the applicable hazard.
  • Distribute fire extinguishers as required.
  • Conduct inspections and annual maintenance.
  • Provide a clear and accurate inspection and test reports.
  • Identify hydrostatic testing requirements.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

OCHS 1410 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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