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.
As well as general information about domestic off-gas heating you’ll find advice on how to choose a reputable installer or maintenance technician, and how you can protect yourself by using a ‘competent person’.