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FIRE PROTECTION TECHNCIAN PROGRAM

The Fire Protection Technician Program is designed as an introductory course to equip inexperienced students with the necessary skills and knowledge for employment in the fire safety industry. Moreover, it offers opportunities for students to pursue certifications from ASTTBC in fire safety and related areas. Emphasizing a hands-on approach, this program integrates practical experience gained in workshops with theoretical components to enhance industry practices. Industry tours provide exposure to various work environments, enriching the learning experience.

Program Highlights:
Upon completion of electrical and electronics modules for fire protection installation and inspection, students will learn to:

  • Install and test emergency lighting systems
  • Install automatic sprinkler and standpipe systems
  • Implement fire alarm systems
  • Control smoke
  • Gain an introduction to HVAC systems
  • Familiarize with various fire suppression systems
  • Understand cross-connection control
  • Operate scaffolding and access equipment

Practical application of theoretical knowledge is demonstrated within our campus workshop. Additionally, the program includes training for WHMIS and Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level 1 certification.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates of the program are prepared for entry-level positions in the high-demand fire safety and protection industry. Potential roles include:

  • Fire alarm installer
  • Fire protection technician
  • Sprinkler system fitter
  • Fire prevention technician
  • Fire alarm operator
  • Fire extinguisher installer

With essential safety certifications and basic skills acquired during the program, graduates can contribute effectively to various fire safety projects. Many municipalities require inspection, installation, and testing by trained and approved technicians for both commercial and residential buildings. Graduates must work under the direct supervision of an ASTTBC-approved licensed technician.

Regulatory Approval:
This program has received approval from the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
Embark on a rewarding career path in fire protection with our comprehensive Fire Protection Technician Program. Join us at ACE Community College and become a skilled professional in this essential industry. Enroll today to ignite your future success.

Prior to acceptance

Before being considered for acceptance into our program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

Entrance Assessments:

Applicants must successfully complete entrance assessments with a minimum score of 50% in both the English Assessment and the Math Assessment.

Domestic Students:

Domestic students may be exempt from the English and Math Entrance Assessments under the following conditions:

  • Providing a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’. Alternatively, providing proof of an equivalent IELTS grade point score of 4.5.
  • Providing a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11, or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’.

International Students:

International students may meet the English Entrance Assessment requirement by:

  • Providing an equivalent to Canadian High School English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’. The credential must be evaluated and verified. Alternatively, providing proof of an equivalent IELTS grade point score of 4.5.

International students may meet the Math Entrance Assessment requirement by:

  • Providing an equivalent to Canadian High School Math 10, 11, or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’. The credential must be evaluated and verified.

At our institution, we strive to ensure that all applicants are adequately prepared for their chosen program of study. Meeting these requirements demonstrates readiness for academic success and paves the way for a rewarding educational journey.

Week 1
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Control Workplace Hazards
    • Describe WorkSafeBC Regulations
    • Handle Hazardous Materials Safely
    • Describe Personal Safety Practices
  • Tools and Equipments
    • Describe common hand tools and their uses
    • Describe Common Power Tools and their uses
    • Describe Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
    • Describe ladders and work platforms
Week 2
  • Electrical Fundamentals
    • Fundamentals Characteristics of Semiconductor materials
    • Describe Features of the PN junction diode
    • Describe features of the zener diode
    • Solve problems relating to the Zener diode
    • Describe features of photo and LED's
    • Basic applications of the junction transistor in DC circuits
    • Describe features of specialty transistors
  • Basic Electronics
    • Operations of single phase AC rectifier circuit
    • Operation of filters for rectifier circuits
    • Values for rectified power supplies
    • The basic applications of the junction transistor
  • Safety Trainings:
    • WHMIS
    • Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level 1
Week 3
  • Fire Alarm Systems and Inspection
    • Fire Prevention, Life(Occupant Safety)
    • Fire control and Extinguishment
    • LAFC inspection process
    • Table top inspection,
    • Inspections ‐ Interior
  • Fire Alarm Systems
    • Introduction and its components, Codes, standards and Regulations
    • Fire Alarm System components
    • Fire Alarm System functions and testing and Inspection
Week 4
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher
    • Introdution, Methods,
    • Types Classes of fire,
    • Occupnacy classfication of fire extinguisher,
    • Operations
  • Smoke Control and HVAC System
Week 5
  • Emergency lighting systems
    • Introduction, Emergency lighting code
    • Batteries replacement
    • Inspection and testing of emergency lighting systems, inspection procedure guide
    • Ohm's law
    • Codes and Regulations
Week 6
  • Sprinkler Systems
    • Fire Sprinkler System
    • Hydraulic Calculations for Designing Sprinkler System
    • Water, Fire Sprinkler Permit
  • BC Sprinkler System and Fire Code

Fire Protection Techncian Installer

March 25- May 03, 2024

Class Room No. 108

Fire Protection Technician Program

Fire Protection Technician Student Contract Form

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CONTACT US

Our Program advisor is only a call or email away !!!

604-603-ACE1(2231) or info@acecollegecanada.com

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