This practical training course will provide candidates with the knowledge, understanding and skills to undertake work on domestic oil installations including oil boilers and tankers.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at new entrants to the oil fired heating industry to give an introduction to oil systems and installations.

After completing this course candidates can move on to the four main OFTEC training and assessments:

• OFT 101 – Commissioning and Servicing Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances

• OFT 102 – Commissioning and Servicing Vaporising Appliances

• OFT 105E – Commissioning, Servicing and Installation of Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances

• OFT 600A – Commissioning, Servicing and Installation of Oil Fuel Storage & Supply Systems


No previous experience is required, although basic plumbing skills would be advantageous.

What topics will it cover?

Oil fired boiler safety requirements

Oil specifications

Oil boiler fuel efficiency

Flues and ventilation

Float control values and oil lifters

Oil burners – vaporising and pressure jet type

Burner control, start up and shut down sequence

Oil boiler servicing and commissioning procedures

How long will the course take?


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?

£315+VAT Per Person including training, assessment and certification fee.

What's Next?

Please see above.

Booking information

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

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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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