OFTEC Liquid Fuel OFT10-600A Installation of Oil Fuel Storage and Supply Systems Connected to Fixed Combustion Appliances

Sector Liquid Fuel
NICEIC Certification will issue a Certificate Of Competence to successful candidates and notify OFTEC of assessments gained.
Expiry 5 years. 
Assessment Information: The OFTEC assessment scheme covers a range of installation and maintenance activities within the domestic and commercial oil industry. The following assessments are available and normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations:
Installation of Oil Fuel Storage and Supply Systems Connected to Fixed Combustion Appliances.
Contents: The candidate will be assessed in the following areas:
  • General oil safety and principles
  • Oil storage and supply
  • Ventilation, combustion and chimneys
  • Electrical safety
  • Controls
  • Servicing and of pressure jet appliances and burners
  • General servicing of heating systems
  • Commissioning and documentation
  • Fault finding
Pre- requisites: Trainees must hold either of the following:
  • For the initial assessment candidates must meet the entry requirements as laid out by OFTEC for category 1, 2, and 3 entrants.
  • This could include undertaking the OFT50 certificate of training.
  • For re-assessment candidates must have held the element previously - if this has expired within 12 months of the assessment date the initial assessment must be undertaken.
  • This would have an equivalence to Level 3 qualifications.
Re-Assessment: On expiry of certificate, candidates are eligible to take reassessment.
Previous certificates must be presented to the assessment centre as evidence of holding the initial qualification.
Re-Assessment can be taken up to 6 months prior to the expiry of assessments allowing learners to take advantage of the MOT style Certification
Useful Information: Scheme Rules

Candidates wishing to find a centre near to them can use the Find my Nearest Centre facility on this site.

Centres wishing to apply for approval to run the scheme should refer to the Our Assessment Centre section of the site.