An introductory course in electrical circuits and electronics for those intending to take further courses in fire protection inspection and testing. Topics include electrical safety, parallel and series circuits, AC and DC circuits, schematic diagrams, electrical measurement, and the Canadian Electrical Code. Focus is on requirements and measurement of electrical components related to inspection of fire protection equipment including wiring, power supplies, battery systems, relays, and sensing devices. Previous knowledge of electronics is not required. Theory is reinforced with hands-on practice.
IZUNA reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class will be held on Saturday October 6th - Thanksgiving long weekend.
IZUNA reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class will be held on Monday October 8th - Thanksgiving day.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Work safely with electrical equipment.
Describe the characteristics of electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
Describe how the Canadian Electrical Code applies to fire protection systems.
Interpret labelling on electrical components.
Read electrical schematic drawings.
Test basic electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
Calculate current, voltage, and power in series, parallel, and series-parallel DC circuits.
Measure voltage, current and resistance in electrical circuits.
Locate faults in basic series, parallel and series-parallel DC circuits.
Effective as of Fall 2015
Books & Supplies
The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
iizuna.info/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .
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Fa3 Manual: "Basic Electricity For The Fire Alarm Technician"
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