OFT 101 – Domestic/Light Commercial Oil Firing Assessment

OFT 105E – Domestic/Light Commercial Oil Firing Installation Course

Oft 600a – Oil Storage Tank Installation Course

To provide training and assessment to prove the competence of existing oil burner commissioning and service engineers who already have gained experience or qualifications in the field.


  • Safety Requirements
  • Codes of Practice
  • Current Standards
  • Building Regulations
  • Oil Specifications
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Flues & Ventilation
  • Oil Supply & Storage
  • Burners – Vaporising & Pressure Jet Type
  • Burner Control, Start up and Shut down sequence
  • Basic Fault Finding Techniques
  • Heating System Considerations


This module is for experienced installers who wish to maintain OFTEC Registration as Installation Technicians. It covers the existing and new regulations and standards applying to oil fired heating installations.


  • Safety Requirements
  • Types of Oil Firing Heating & Cooking equipment
  • Fuel Feed Pipe-work
  • Flues & Ventilation
  • Oil Storage
  • Boiler Changeovers
  • Heating System Circulation
  • Thermostatic Controls
  • Insulation





To refresh and upgrade the skills and knowledge of operatives on the installation and maintenance of oil storage tanks in the Domestic/Light Commercial sector.


  • Codes of Practice & Building Regulations
  • Control of Pollution legislation
  • Types of oil and their identification
  • Steel & Thermoplastic oil storage tanks
  • Constructional Standards
  • Tank Fitting & Tank Supports
  • Bunding & Delivery Considerations
  • Oil Supply Systems & Pipe work installations
  • Gauges & Overfill alarms systems, Contamination problems & Maintenance    


TRAINEE PROFILE:             This OFTEC Oil Course is for Qualified/Certified Plumbers as well as experienced oil service technicians and installers who have previously completed OFT101 and OFT105E and who wish to maintain their OFTEC registration 

LOCATION:                           METAC Training 

DURATION:                           5 Days

COURSE FEE:                      Contact our office for more details

CERTIFICATION:                 BLUEflame Certificate. Allows the participant to obtain and/or maintain OFTEC registration as an oil installer/commissioning/service technician 

Please Note: 

Application Forms with all details including payment must be completed before training/assessment commences. Three recent photographs (passport style and size in colour) must be submitted with each application.

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