Under the new Boiler Passport Scheme for all new oil boilers it is now a requirement to be certified to install and commission oil boilers. Also under the SEAI Home Energy Scheme it is now a requirement to be certified and compliant person to ISO 17024.

OFT 50 – Domestic Oil Firing Introduction Course OFT 101 – Domestic/Light Commercial Oil Firing Assessment OFT 105E – Domestic/Light Commercial Oil Firing Installation Course OFT 600a – Oil Storage Tank
Installation Course
AIM:
To upgrade the skills and knowledge of the craft-persons as oil burner service engineers and progress through further training and work experience to OFTEC registration.
CONTENT:
Safety Requirements Oil Specifications Fuel Efficiency Flues & Ventilation Float Control Values & Oil Lifters Burners – Vaporising & Pressure Jet Type
Burner Control, Start up and Shut down sequence
Servicing & Commissioning Procedures
AIM:
To provide assessment to prove the competence of existing oil burner commissioning and service engineers who already have gained experience or qualifications in the field.
CONTENT:
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
AIM:
This module is for experienced central heating installers who want to become OFTEC Registered as Installation Technicians. It covers the regulations and standards’ applying to oil fired heating installations, and also includes assessment that leads to OFTEC Registration. Technical literature and course study notes are provided.
CONTENT:
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
AIM:
To upgrade the skills and knowledge of operatives on the installation and maintenance of oil storage tanks in the Domestic/Light Commercial sector.
CONTENT:
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:           Craft Certificate in Plumbing, Pipe Fitting/Welding, Heating & Ventilation, Refrigeration/Air Conditioning or any other fossil fuel qualification e.g. Gas, Solid Fuel etc.

DURATION:                        10 Days (2 days per week for 5 weeks – Mon/Tues, Wed/Thurs, Fri/Sat)

LOCATION:                        METAC Training

COURSE FEE:                     €1,800p.p. SPECIAL OFFER €1,499p.p.

CERTIFICATION:             BLUEflame Certified. Successful candidates can obtain 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.

Successful candidates may register with OFTEC

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