Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check for additional contact information.
COMM-1000Business Communication 1RPL
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing, speaking, and listening effectively for business. Students will be taught skills for networking, meetings, and working in teams. Students will apply a direct approach to create professional emails and letters. Students will learn strategies for competent information report writing. Students will be taught how to create and deliver a memorable oral presentation. The proper use of business writing rules, grammar, and etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

ELEC-1000DC and AC FundamentalsRPL
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This DC and AC Fundamentals course is designed to equip students with an introductory understanding of electron theory, conductors, insulators, voltage, current, resistance, power, series and parallel circuits, batteries, capacitance, inductance, reactance, motors, generators, transformers, three-phase power and power factor correction. Students will learn and then apply theory to perform basic circuit analysis.

ELEC-2131Electronics 2
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Participate in a review of Ohm's Law and a study of diodes, power supplies, principles of sound, solid state theory and special semi-conductor devices. Learn about integrated circuits, transistor amplifier equivalent circuits, regulated power supplies, schematic interpretation and repair procedures.

FIRE-1001Fire Alarm & Detection - Intro
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Examine the fire alarm industry and its various associations. Discuss historical-industry organizations, codes and standards of different fire alarm systems, fire protection in building design, water extinguishing, the nature of fire and the extinguishing process - testing and verification.

FIRE-1246Fire Alarm Systems
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Develop a full comprehension of the application of fire systems, having regard for codes, operation and requirements. Increase your ability to verify, check, test and maintain fire alarm systems. Learn about modes of operation, zoning and supervision for different circuits, control equipment for fire detection and alarm signalling, voice communication and smoke control, electrical installment requirements and layout of fire alarm systems.

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