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What does OFTEC mean?

Similar to the Gas Safe Register, OFTEC play a crucial role in raising the heating and efficiency standards for the UK heating industry for oil fired systems and appliances by promoting the highest possible professional standards across the industry along with an efficient service and support for their customer’s.

It is very important you only let an OFTEC registered heating engineer work on your oil appliances as they have the qualifications and knowledge required to work on oil boilers. OFTEC technicians are trained to follow a set of procedures.

To become OFTEC registered, all technicians must undertake an approved training course and assessment. They are also inspected regularly by OFTEC to ensure their work meets the required standard. Around 8,000 technicians are registered with OFTEC’s competent person scheme.

OFTEC refer to their registered servicing technicians as competent persons.  They are authorised to self-certify that their work complies with all local building regulations and standards. This means that local authorities will not need to inspect their work saving you time and money.

Whether you are looking for new oil boiler or are looking for a oil boiler service an OFTEC registered technician will provide peace of mind that you are choosing a skilled and qualified technician, rather than an potentially an incompetent workmen.

OFTEC registered engineers work are covered by a warranty meaning you will  should any complications arrive

To become OFTEC registered, all technicians must undertake an approved training course and assessment. They are also inspected regularly by OFTEC to ensure their work meets the required standard. Around 8,000 technicians are registered with OFTEC’s competent person scheme.

Overall, by using an OFTEC registered technician for the regular servicing and maintenance of your oil boiler or heating system is the best guarantee that your system will run safely and efficiently

For more information please call 01258 472132 or fill in the enquiry form


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