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TELC 1144 - Fire Alarm Systems - Testing and Inspection

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

​Applications of fire alarm systems, operation, testing and inspection requirements outlined by the various Codes and Standards are covered at a more detailed level. Principles and technology of fire detection devices, signal appliances, control equipment and ancillary devices controlled by the system. Learn traditional field wiring circuits, the connection of field devices, the basics of microprocessor based systems using addressable devices and remote annunciation. Smoke control and elevator recall will also be discussed.

Prerequisite(s)

TELC 1142 and TELC 1143

Credits

3.0

Cost

$530.31

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87322

Sat Feb 26 - Sat Apr 02 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 26 - Apr 02 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 117

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$530.31

Notes

  1. Textbook required – CFAA 5 - Fire Alarm Systems - available at the BCIT bookstore. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. In the event of cancellation, students will received notice three business days prior to the course start. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please sent your inquiries to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Be familiar with the testing, inspection and verification of fire alarm systems at the end of this theory-based, five course program that the CFAA created.
  • Increase his or her level of competence within the fire alarm industry with the combination of these theory-based courses and workplace experience together.
  • Describe technology of fire detection devices, signal appliances, control equipment and ancillary devices controlled by the system.
  • Connect traditional field wiring circuits.
  • Learn traditional field wiring circuits, the connection of field devices, the basics of microprocessor based systems using addressable devices and remote annunciation.
  • Learn other safety support systems such as smoke control and elevator recall.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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