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TELC 0107 - Electrical Code

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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

$671.04

Winter 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 84294

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Feb 27 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 27 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Carlo Turra

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$671.04

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 13, 2021 (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. 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. 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. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 10421

Mon Jan 11 - Mon Mar 22 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 22 Mon/Wed 17:00 - 19:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$671.04

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, February 15, 2021 (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. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 46214

Tue Jan 12 - Thu Mar 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 18 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 19:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Geoff Brown

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$671.04

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. 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. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2021

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

CRN 55875

Tue Apr 13 - Thu Jun 17 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 17 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 19:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$671.04

Notes

  1. This course is designed for students who are planning to write a Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative (e.g. electrical contractor licence) examination from Technical Safety BC (fomerly 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. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if 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. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

CRN 66633

Sat Apr 17 - Sat Jun 05 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - Jun 05 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$671.04

Notes

  1. No class on May 22, 2021 (Victoria 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. 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. For inquiries, please send your email to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

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

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