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OFTEC Oil Servicing, Installation & Tank Unit – 105


OFTEC training is designed to provide confidence for the technician and peace of mind for the customer. It is important for safety and environmental reasons. Ensuring that technicians undertake appropriate training and assessment is central to OFTEC’s competent persons scheme.

Our course covers the following OFTEC scopes of registration:

  • OFT10-101 : Practical and written assessment of the requirements of BS5410 part 1:1997 and domestic/light commercial oil firing, commissioning & servicing of appliances with pressure jet burners.


This course is designed for those who are looking to renew their qualifications, however individuals who wish to complete these for the first time must fall into one of the following two categories:

Category 2:

Individuals with relevant skill, knowledge and/or experience – e.g. people who have already gained relevant experience in associated activities such as plumbing & heating, gas fitting and service engineers etc. Individuals must provide original relevant qualifications.

Category 3:

Those who are regarded as new to the oil industry, and do not hold any national qualifications in a related field nor have any related work experience.

The applicant must:

  • Obtain experience with an OFTEC registered business which is willing to provide an auditable extended oil training programme incorporating both On and Off the Job components with organisational support prior to the applicant taking OFTEC assessment. Evidence of the contents of the programme detailing the Off the Job training and On the Job experience must be presented to the AC as above


  • Undertake a training programme (OFT50) at an OFTEC approved training centre, which is planned, managed and organised by the training centre


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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