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TELC 0107 - Electrical Code

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Wanting to become a Field Safety Representative (FSR)? This course covers the Canadian Electrical Code as amended for the Province of British Columbia, the Safety Standards Act of BC, the Safety Standards General Regulations, the Electrical Safety Regulation and the Directives. All of which, except for the Canadian Electrical Code book, are available on the Technical Safety BC website at https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca/ and required for the course. It is ideal for electricians specializing in commercial, industrial and high voltage installations. The course and instructor are recognized by the Technical Safety BC. Information pertaining to the eligibility requirements for writing the FSR exam can be obtained from the Technical Safety BC website at https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca .

Credits

0.0

Cost

$656.71

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 84294

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Feb 29 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 29 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 109

Instructor

Geoff Brown

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$656.71

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 15, 2020 (Family Day Weekend). This course is designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative (e.g. electrical contractor licence) examination from Technical Safety BC (formerly BC Safety Authority). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact Technical Safety BC office at https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca or 1-866-566-7233. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. This course DOES NOT carry a waiting list. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit this website periodically for registration updates once the course becomes full. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. To be successful, students must maintain at least 80% attendance record. Please make sure to provide your personal email upon registration. Please report to SE01 building. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 10421

Mon Jan 13 - Mon Mar 23 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 23 Mon/Wed 17:30 - 20:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 109

Instructor

Jack Ball

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$656.71

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, February 17, 2020 (Family Day). This course is designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative (e.g. electrical contractor licence) examination from Technical Safety BC (formerly BC Safety Authority). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact Technical Safety BC office at https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca or 1-866-566-7233. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. This course DOES NOT carry a waiting list. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit this website periodically for registration updates once the course becomes full. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. To be succssful, students must maintain at least 80% attendance record. Please make sure to provide your personal email upon registration. Please report to SE01 building. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 46214

Tue Jan 14 - Thu Mar 19 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Mar 19 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 19:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 118B

Instructor

Richard Berton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$656.71

Notes

  1. This course is designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative (e.g. electrical contractor licence) examination from Technical Safety BC (formerly BC Safety Authority). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact Technical Safety BC office at https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca or 1-866-566-7233. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. This course DOES NOT carry a waiting list. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit this website periodically for registraion updates once the course becomes full. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. To be successful, students must maintain at least 80% attendance record. Please make sure to provide your personal email upon registration. Please report to SE01 building. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Make application to write an examination for a Field Safety Representative (FSR) Class 'A', 'B' or 'C' certificate and may represent or become an electrical contractor.
  • Review layout of Code
  • Identify General Sections
  • Explain components of a Field Safety Representative (FSR)
  • Explain components of BC Electrical Code
  • Review administrative requirements for Province of British Columbia
    • Safety Standards Act
    • Safety Standards General Regulation
    • Electrical Safety Regulation
    • BC Safety Authority Directives
    • BC Safety Authority Bulletins
    • Fee Regulation
  • Review Objective of Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I
  • Explain layout of CEC, Part I - Rules, Tables and Appendices
  • Identify General Sections of the CEC, Part I
  • Identify specific sections of CEC
    • Review general requirements for conductors
    • Review demand calculations
    • Review grounding and bonding
    • Review wiring methods
    • Review overcurrent protection
    • Review installation of equipment
  • Review specifics requirements for:
    • Class I and Class II circuits
    • Hazardous locations
    • Motors and Generators
    • Electrical Heating
    • Swimming Pools
    • Temporary Installations
    • High Voltage Installations
    • Emergency Systems
    • Photovoltaic Systems

Effective as of Fall 2012

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 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.

2018 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 (C22.1-18) With Quick Reference
Author Code
Copyright 2018
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-1-48831-343-1
Price $187.95
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