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OFTEC 50

This course is designed to introduce new entrants without OFTEC qualifications to Oil and ensure that you have enough practical knowledge to enable you to undertake OFTEC 101, 105 & 600 assessments. It is designed to give additional and more detailed practical training than the standard courses offered, which are aimed at previously qualified operatives.

Due to new regulations brought in by OFTEC in March 2019 In order to undertake OFTEC 50 you must work alongside an OFTEC registered engineer for 6 months who must also provide written evidence written evidence on letter headed paper detailing precisely the type, range and volume of work carried out.

Once OFTEC 50 is completed or as a returning operative the following elements can be done separately or in combination ie 101/105, or 101/105/600 or 105/600. The courses are more cost effective if combined.

OFTEC 101

This training and assessment course is for installers who want to become OFTEC registered to be able to service and commission pressure jet appliances. It covers the regulations and standards that apply to oil fired pressure jet heating installations. The OFTEC registration is as a Domestic/ Light Commercial Oil Firing System Service Technician of Pressure Jet Burners designed for the experienced technician.

Some experience of pressure jet burners is expected prior to attendance on the course.

The Training Objectives:

  • Safety requirements
  • Types of oil firing burners
  • British Standards and Document L1 Building Regulations
  • Fuel Feed-Pipe-work
  • Flue and Ventilation
  • Boiler commissioning
  • Burner system, fault finding
  • Thermostatic Controls
  • Insulation
OFTEC 105E

This training and assessment course is for the installer who wants to become OFTEC registered as an installation technician. It covers the regulations and the standards that apply to the oil fired installations and installations practice. The OFTEC registration is as a Domestic / Light Commercial Oil Firing Systems Installer Technician.

The Training Objectives:

  • Safety requirements
  • Types of oil firing and cooking equipment
  • Oil storage (less than 3500litres)
  • Fuel Feed-Pipe-work
  • Flueing and Ventilation
  • Boiler changeover
  • Heating System Design including L1
OFTEC 600A

This training and assessment covers the installation and maintenance of oil storage tanks in the Domestic / Light Commercial sector. The course is for installers who want to become OFTEC registered as specialists in tank installation. It covers the regulations and standards that apply to oil fired tanks, the installations and installation practice. The OFTEC registration is as a Domestic / Light Commercial Oil Tank Installation Technician.

The Training Objectives:

  • Safety requirements
  • Codes of Practice
  • Building Regulations and Planning consent
  • Types of oil and their indemnification
  • Steel and Thermoplastic oil storage of more than 3500litres
  • Constructional Standards
  • Tank Fittings
  • Fuel Feed Pipe-work
  • System Design including L1
  • Thermostatic Controls
  • Gauges and overfill Alarm
  • Contaminations Problems
  • Maintenance