Is this course right for me?

Anyone wishing to carry out work on domestic oil-fired installations but who has limited previous experience and/or no qualifications

Entry requirements:

Applicants for this course MUST obtain experience with an OFTEC registered business and provide auditable evidence of this experience (a combination of written reports, copies of OFTEC (or equivalent) installation/commissioning/servicing records and photos taken whilst the work is being carried out).

Anyone undertaking this course must have basic plumbing skills. A knowledge of heating systems will also be highly advantageous


Practical workshop and theory


There is no formal assessment for the OFTEC 50 course.

However, upon successful completion of the exercises set during the course, candidates will be able to undertake any of the relevant oil assessments


OFT101 - servicing and commissioning of pressure jet burners

OFT102 - vaporising oil burners

OFT105E - domestic oil firing system installation and energy conservation measures

OFT600A - oil storage tanks

OFT201 - commercial oil firing pressure jet appliances