Level 3 Certification in OFTEC Training and Assessment

The OFTEC oil burner course is aimed at installers who want to become OFTEC registered as domestic oil firing system service technicians of pressure jet burners. The course covers the regulations and standards that apply to oil fired pressure jet heating installations and installation practice. The course is 4 days long and is split equally between classroom theory and practical activities, with 2 days of training and 2 days of assessments.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10605
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Plumbing

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
SERC Professional Skills Centre
26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-19:00
Part-Time
SERC Professional Skills Centre
26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-19:00
Course Overview

The course is made up of both practical and multiple choice written assessments, over 4 days and will cover OFT10-101, OFT 10-600, OFT10-105E.

  • OFT10-101 Domestic commissioning and servicing of pressure jet appliances
  • OFT10-600 Domestic and non domestic oil storage and supply installation
  • OFT10-105E Domestic Oil Firing system Installation and energy conservation measures in Buildings

 Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods, including multiple choice, short written response and scenario questions and observed practical assessment.

You are interested in embarking on a career working on the installation and servicing of Oil Firing Boilers and Oil Tanks.

  • Oil burner safety requirements
  • Types of oil firing burners
  • British Standards and Document L1 Building Regulations
  • Fuel feed-pipe-work
  • Flue and Ventilation
  • Boiler commissioning
  • Oil burner system, fault finding
  • Thermostatic Controls
  • Insulation
  • Advanced Energy Efficiency

The mix of practical and theory and working on the latest range of oil firing boilers.

You will eligible to apply to become an OFTEC competent registered installer person.

  1. 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.  
  2. 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.  

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
SERC Professional Skills Centre
26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-19:00
Part-Time
SERC Professional Skills Centre
26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri
Time: 09:00-19:00

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Available Sessions

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Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee Apply or get more information
PT
FE
Level 3 Certification in OFTEC Training and Assessment
Y10605SD1A

SERC Professional Skills Centre

26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri

Time: 09:00-19:00

20+ £500.00
PT
FE
Level 3 Certification in OFTEC Training and Assessment
Y10605SD1E

SERC Professional Skills Centre

26/08/2024
Day: Thur, Fri

Time: 09:00-19:00

20+ £350.00

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