Fire Alarm: Basic Electricity ELCL 9068

Online Option

Our Fire Alarm: Basic Electricity course teaches you basic electrical theory, including Ohm's law, Kirchoff's law, magnetism, energy generation and the dangers of higher AC voltages. This fire alarm course focuses on the Canadian Electrical Code with reference to conductors, cables, grounding of conduit systems and enclosers, wiring methods, conduit and cable installation, protection and control of electrical circuits, disconnecting means, class 1 and 2 circuits and all requirements pertaining to fire alarm systems.

This course is equivalent to the Course 3 - Basic Electricity for the Fire Alarm Technician course offered by the Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) as part of the CFAA Fire Alarm Technician training program.

Note(s)

Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn/Collaborate while college buildings are closed.

Recommendations

You will have the most success in this course if you have already completed our ELCL 9027 Fire Detection and the Alarm Industry course and our COMM 1017 Professional Communication course before you start this course. This is a CFAA recommendation.

Hours and Fees

Hours

42

Fee

$429

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back in case we develop additional schedules this fall and winter. If you would like to receive an email notification reminder when our spring term (May to August 2022) is released, complete our notification sign-up form.

Contact Information

Contact:

Technology Department

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.