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OCHS 4420 - Fire Safety Planning

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

Begins with the history of fire and how its use and misuse have influenced humanity over the centuries. Includes the chemistry of fire, fire hazards, fire causes, and fire statistics. Introduces applicable legislation and fire codes. Discusses fire prevention activities, occupancy requirements, and construction considerations for fire safety. Introduces the role of firefighters in life safety and prevention activities.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$607.78

Winter 2022

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

CRN 47155

Mon Jan 03 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Robert Miller

Course Outline

Cost

$607.78

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This Distance Education course is delivered through a combination of: PRINT (Course Materials) + ONLINE - including online exams. Internet access is required. To be successful, plan to spend 8-12 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. Tutor support is available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 4420 - Winter Term - Course Information from BCIT”. Ensure you have an active e-mail address on file with BCIT so you don't miss this important e-mail. PRINT COURSE MATERIALS / BOOKSTORE: The above price is for tuition only. The course materials (Course Manual + Handbook) are additional. Place your order with the BCIT Bookstore online at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or by phone at 604-432-8379 / 1-877-333-8379 (option 3) - on or after November 23. ONLINE COMPONENT: Accessible the morning of January 4 - and includes the: Course Outline, Course Study Guide, Assignment Package, module Self-Tests, and MidTerm/Final Exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: https://learn.bcit.ca. SPONSORED STUDENTS: Information is available on the BCIT website. For course registration: https://www.bcit.ca/admission/fees/sponsorship.shtml. For course materials: https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/sponsored.shtml. It is recommended that a “Proposed Program” (outlining the entire OH&S 45-credit Certificate) be requested by contacting the Program Head, Dave Wood at 604-432-8220 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8220 or David_Wood@bcit.ca. This “Proposed Program” will assist both sponsor and sponsored student with overall course planning and costs. Contact with the Program Head should be made at least 4 weeks prior to term start. IMPORTANT: Late registration will NOT be accepted (registration closes the day before the term starts - subject to availability). This course will be offered again in the Spring 2022 Term (April-June). Registration will open Wednesday, February 23 -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 48895

Mon Jan 03 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Robert Miller

Course Outline

Cost

$188.32

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. RE-REGISTER in this section ONLY if you were registered in the previous Fall Term, and did not complete all course requirements. This is a one-time option to extend for another 12-week term at a reduced tuition fee. Course work submitted in the Fall Term will be retained; you are ONLY required to submit outstanding course work. Tutor support available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon Re-Registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 4420 - Winter Term - Course Information from BCIT”. NO additional print course materials are required from the BCIT Bookstore. The Student Handbook + Request To Write Exam forms will be available prior to the Winter Term at: https://www.bcit.ca/distance/learnersupport/resources.shtml. Your initial course from the Fall Term will remain open for VIEWING for several years. HOWEVER, access to your Re-Registration course in the Winter Term will be available on January 4. You will need to access the Winter Term of the course in order to submit any outstanding assignments and/or write any outstanding online exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: https://learn.bcit.ca. NOTE: If you previously completed all course requirements, and failed the course - DO NOT RE-REGISTER. You must register in the Distance Learning course again at full tuition.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will have sufficient information to:

  • Develop a 'Fire Safety Program,' or revise an existing 'Fire Safety Program.'
  • Provide advice on the implementation of a 'Fire Safety Program.'
  • Apply relevant fire, building codes and legislative requirements.
  • Develop, design, and deliver training on fire safety.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

OCHS 4420 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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