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Course Description

This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn how to inspect, test and perform maintenance on portable fire extinguishers, as outlined in the Alberta Fire Code 2019.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of portable fire extinguishers used in fire systems, with topics covering:

  • Fire suppression basics
  • Codes and standards
  • Classification, selection, application and distribution
  • Inspection
  • Maintenance
  • Recharging
  • Re-qualification

Per Alberta Fire Code 2019, only qualified persons shall install, test or perform maintenance on portable extinguishers. Persons are considered qualified when they have acquired an approved certificate of training from a public post-secondary educational institution, and they own or are employed by a certified fire extinguisher shop.

Notes

For virtual delivery:

Since this is an interactive & collaborative class, students must be visible (camera on) throughout the course in order for the instructor to see that you have completed the requirements of this course.

Required texts:

National Fire Code 2019, Alberta edition

NFPA 10, 2013 edition

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Section Title
Portable Fire Extinguisher
Type
Lecture
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2022 to Sep 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $999.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Sep 21, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Sep 21, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 22, 2022 to Sep 22, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
The fee includes a course manual. You need your own copies of the current National Fire Code 2019, Alberta edition, and the NFPA 10, 2013 edition.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Location:
This course is delivered at Sprouse Fire & Safety:
#38, 5329 72 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2C 2E1

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Materials to Bring to Class:  
Ensure to bring your own beverages and snacks you will need for each day. Some food services are available nearby.

Section Title
Portable Fire Extinguisher
Type
Lecture
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 19, 2022 to Oct 21, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $999.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Oct 19, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Oct 19, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 20, 2022 to Oct 20, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
The fee includes a course manual. You need your own copies of the current National Fire Code 2019, Alberta edition, and the NFPA 10, 2013 edition.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Location:
This course is delivered at Sprouse Fire & Safety:
#38, 5329 72 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2C 2E1

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Materials to Bring to Class:  
Ensure to bring your own beverages and snacks you will need for each day. Some food services are available nearby.

Section Title
Portable Fire Extinguisher
Type
Lecture
Days
W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 16, 2022 to Nov 18, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $999.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Nov 16, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 14, 2022 to Nov 16, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 17, 2022 to Nov 17, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
The fee includes a course manual. You need your own copies of the current National Fire Code 2019, Alberta edition, and the NFPA 10, 2013 edition.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Location:
This course is delivered at Sprouse Fire & Safety:
#38, 5329 72 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2C 2E1

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Materials to Bring to Class:  
Ensure to bring your own beverages and snacks you will need for each day. Some food services are available nearby.

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