This practical training course is designed to provide experienced operatives with the regulations and standards applicable to the installation and supply of oil storage tanks.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is best suited to experienced oil operatives, or Gas Safe registered heating system operatives.


Candidates must be either experienced oil operatives, or Gas Safe registered heating systems operatives.

It is recommended that new entrants to the oil industry undertake the OFT 50 course first.

Please note that proof of previous qualifications is required to confirm your booking.

What topics will it cover?

Oil storage tank safety requirements

Codes of practice

Building Regulations and planning consent

Types of oil and their indemnification

Steel and thermoplastic oil storage more than 3500 litres

Constructional standards

Oil tank fittings

Fuel feed pipework

Oil storage tank system design including Part L1

Thermostatic controls

Gauges and overfill alarm

Contamination problems


How long will the course take?


Is there an exam? A practical assessment and a multiple-choice question paper.

What books will I need?

OFTEC Books 1, 2, 3 & 4.
We supply loan copies during the course, however candidates wishing to register with OFTEC will need to purchase copies.

How much will it cost?

Initial £158+VAT reassessment £105+VAT including training, assessment and certification fee.

What's Next?

OFT 101 - Commissioning and Servicing Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances

OFT 102 - Commissioning and Servicing Vaporising Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances

OFT 105E - Installation of Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances (including Energy Efficiency)

Please see below.....

Booking Information

To book this course please phone us on:
Newton Abbot – 01626 832374 / Plymouth 01752 348980

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If you would like to make an enquiry please complete the contact form below

Bristol Centre - 01454 614203
Exeter Centre - 01392 829100
Newton Abbot Centre - 01626 832374
Plymouth Centre - 01752 348980
Redruth Centre - 01209 311001
Or contact us via email on: - enquiries@thefocustraininggroup.com
ESFA Service Desk Contact Information: - Telephone: 0370 2670001 Email: SDE.servicedesk@education.gov.uk

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