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TELC 1144 - Fire Alarm Systems – Testing and Inspection

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

$507.70

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 45949

Sat Oct 26 - Sat Nov 30 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 30 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 144

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$507.70

Notes

  1. 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.

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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