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 FSR Preparation Courses - Application of Electrical Codes and Standards

Thompson Rivers University is an approved training provider of Technical Safety BC’s mandatory FSR Preparation courses. Our FSR course offerings are delivered fully online with continuous enrolment availability, are self-paced and include subject matter support by phone and email. Participant registration grants 30 weeks access to the course to successfully prepare for their desired FSR exam. FSR Preparation offerings are listed below:

Class A/B/C (XELC 0632)

The Class A/B/C preparation course is designed for qualified electricians who may want to write the Technical Safety, BC provincial exam to attain their Field Site Representative status / Contractors License (A, B, C ticket).

Those wanting a code refresher or who do not meet the prerequisites and do not plan to write the exam may also enroll.

Required text: 2015 or 2018 Electrical Code Book (course version dependent)

Course Fee: $785


Other FSR Preparation Specialties

Class LO - Low Energy (XELC 0720)

LO Scope:

Class IN - Instrument Mechanic (XELC 0740)

IN Scope:

Class RE - Refrigeration (XELC 0750)

RE Scope:

Class UR - Underground Raceway (XELC 0780)

 UR Scope:


Course Fee: $585


Course Extension - All FSR Preparation Courses

In order to maximize student success, registrants who require additional weeks to complete their course may apply for a 12-week by emailing or phoning 250.828.5106.

Extension Fee: $285

Programmable Logic Controllers Level 1

(XELC 0670)  Classroom Delivery (30 hours)

 Coming Next: Fall 2019

This course is designed to introduce electricians, as well as those who are familiar with conventional motor control theory, to the basic operating principles and various field applications of Programmable Logic Controllers. The course will be based on Allen Bradley systems but will also include discussion on GE and Modicon brands. PLC software training will include a hands-on project to operate a lumber J-bar sorter. Programming instructions will include timers and counters, as well as several more advanced instructions.

Course Fee: $725

Programmable Logic Controllers Level 2

(XELC 0770)  Classroom Delivery

Coming Next: Fall 2019

This course is designed to take the student beyond the basic level of PLC programming and installation. It will expand on the PLC architecture, analogue I/O as well as PLC to PLC communication via Ethernet. More advanced instructions are incorporated in laboratory experiments. These include math, program control and data manipulation as well as others. An introduction to Human Machine Interfacing (HMI) to the PLC will be given. The student will be completing a number of labs involving the course theory covered.

Course Fee: $895

Arc Flash Safety Workshop

(XWLD 0540) Classroom Delivery

Arc Flash Training Workshop designed for front line workers responsible for electrical systems in the CSA Z462-12 electrical safety standard. Students will gain a full understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750 volts) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate personal protective equipment selection and safe work procedures. This one day workshop is designed to assist organizations to identify shock and arc flash hazards and prevent injuries and incidents associated with those hazards.

Course Fee: $225

Introduction to Electrical Quality Management Systems

(XELC 0050) Classroom Delivery

 This two-day training is designed to provide participants with a practical understanding of the general principles and framework of electrical quality management systems, the purpose and requirements of codes and standards, and their application for the delivery of a quality product or service. This course is Gold Seal Accredited.

Course Fee: $349

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