Course Information

Details

Course type: Classroom & Workshop

Estimated course length: 4 Days

Certificate expiration: 5 year(s)

Cost: £650 + VAT

Available centres
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • Paisley Academy, 01418894516
  • COURSE OVERVIEW

    Skills Training Group’s OFTEC oil boiler training and assessment package covers the following three main OFTEC certificates:

     

    • OFT10-101 – Single stage pressure jet servicing and commissioning
      This course is for technicians who wish to service and commission pressure-jet appliances. The vast majority of household boilers fall into this category. The course covers a variety of areas, including health and safety, fire valve installation, regional legislation and requirements, safe electrical isolation, knowledge of oil storage and supply, knowledge of appliance installation, knowledge of heating systems, and practical servicing and commissioning.

    • OFT10-105E – Installation of oil-fired combustion appliances
      This course is for technicians who wish to install oil-fired appliances such as boilers and AGAs. Areas covered by this course include health and safety, fire valve installation, regional legislation and requirements, safe electrical isolation, knowledge of oil storage and supply, appliance installation, heating systems, and energy efficiency.

    • OFT10-600a – Installation of oil fuel storage and supply systems
      This course is for technicians who wish to install oil tanks and associated pipework and equipment. Areas covered by this course include Health and Safety, fire valve installation, regional legislation and requirements, safe electrical isolation, and oil storage and supply.

     


     

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    The oil boiler course is best suited to experienced heating engineers or plumbers but is open to candidates who have relevant skills and experience gained from working in a related trade such as Plumbing / Heating / Ventilation / Refrigeration / Air-Conditioning / Gas Fitting or servicing.

     


     

    DO I NEED THIS COURSE?

    The OFTEC oil boiler training and assessment package is a necessary requirement for installers and maintenance technicians requiring OFTEC registration.

     


     

    COURSE CONTENT/SYLLABUS

    The course includes training and assessment on the following modules:

    • Domestic/light commercial pressure jet appliance commissioning and oil boiler servicing course (OFT101)
    • Domestic oil firing installation and energy conservation measures in buildings (OFT105E)
    • Domestic and non-domestic oil boiler storage installation and supply (OFT600a)

     


     

    TRAINING MANUALS

    Candidates will be given the following OFTEC training manuals are part of their course:

    OFTEC Technical Manual 1 – Safe working practices for oil firing and delivery technicians

    OFTEC Technical Manual 2 – Oil firing service and commissioning

    OFTEC Technical Manual 3 – Installation requirements for oil storage and supply systems

    OFTEC Technical Manual 4 – Installation of oil-fired appliances and associated heating systems

     


     

    ASSESSMENT METHOD

    Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods, including multiple-choice, short written response and scenario questions and observed practical assessment.

     


     

    WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?

    You should bring the following with you to your course:

    • One passport sized photograph (if not already sent)
    • Formal ID (Passport or Driving Licence)
    • Copies of prior learnings, such as ACS or plumbing certificates

     

    Books will be issued on day 1 of the course.

     


     

    HOW DO I BOOK?
    Call our office on 0808 164 2780 and speak to one of our friendly customer service team. They will discuss dates and availability and can take payment by debit or credit card to confirm your place.

    Some of the companies who trust us with their training requirements...

    WHY WE ARE THE UK'S LEADING HEATING, ELECTRICAL & UTILITIES TRAINING GROUP

    REPUTATION

    We work with some of the UK’s most well-known industry employers who trust us with their training requirements.

    QUALITY TRAINING

    We promise you quality training that will not only provide the accreditation you need but the competence and practical skills to confidently apply safe, methodical working processes in your chosen field.

    BEST VALUE GUARANTEED

    We offer you high quality, low cost training fees at all of our industry leading training centres.

    STAFF EXPERIENCE

    All our training staff are fully qualified industry experts and have 10 years+ experience working with some of the UK’s most accomplished gas engineering employers.

    WORLD-CLASS TRAINING FACILITIES

    We have invested over £250,000 to create the best possible training facilities, incorporating real-life practical scenarios to prepare you for the workplace.

    FAST TRACK CERTIFICATION

    As an LCL Awards Accredited Training Centre we can offer certification turnaround in under 5 working days.