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



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.



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


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

  • Report back's OFTEC's calls for RHI reform

     OFTEC has re-ignited its calls for an overhaul of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) following a recent report from the National Audit Office (NAO) which confirms the scheme 'has not … more

  • Self-built success for OFTEC

    OFTEC successfully shone a light on home heating at SelfBuild Live Belfast, encouraging homeowners to love their oil boiler. Throughout the weekend at the Titanic Exhibition centre, OFTEC, which … more


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