OFTEC's website provides advice and information for heating technicians, homeowners and trade association members.

HEATING
TECHNICIANS

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This section of the OFTEC website is for heating technicians. Click here to join our competent person scheme, find out about training courses and access technical information about oil and renewable heating systems.

CONSUMERS

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This section of the OFTEC website contains information for consumers, including advice about energy efficiency and the use of oil and renewable heating systems.

OFTEC ASSOCIATION

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OFTEC Association - providing membership services and representing the interests of OFTEC member companies.

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Welcome to OFTEC

OFTEC plays a leading role in raising standards within the heating industries of the UK and Republic of Ireland. 

Our trade association represents the interests of oil storage, appliance and supply equipment manufacturers and we develop course and assessment material for training providers. We also operate a UKAS accredited competent person registration scheme for over 8,000 technicians involved in the installation and maintenance of oil, solid fuel, and renewable heating equipment and Part P electrical work. Our online shop, OFTEC Direct, supplies a range of technical books, equipment and clothing products for heating technicians.

 Find out more about what we do.


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Latest News

  • Households warned about home heating DIY dangers

    Households should think twice before they attempt to repair their own heating system to avoid the potential dangers of a bodged job. That’s the warning from experienced technicians following … more

  • Charles Black

    OFTEC was saddened receive news that Charles Black, commonly known in the oil industry as “Blackie” passed away on the 19th April following a short period of illness.

    Blackie held OFTEC … more

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Latest Events


Installer - Glasgow

06/09/2017

Leading manufacturers, cutting-edge products and industry experts are all present at Installer Scotl... details


Hearth and Home Exhibition - Harrogate

11/06/2017

Hearth and Home Exhibition is a 3 day event being held from 11th June to the 13th June 2017 at the H... details


PlumbEX - Dublin

24/05/2017

PlumbEx is the perfect place to get up-to-date with the latest plumbing and heating innovations that... details