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.
No class on November 9, 2019 (Remembrance Day weekend). Textbook required – CFAA 5 - Fire Alarm Systems - available at the BCIT bookstore. In case of course cancellation, students will be notified by email or by phone. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca. Please note that if course becomes full, check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers.
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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