This course is aimed at operatives with no previous experience of domestic oil installations and suits anyone wishing to carry out work on domestic oil-fired installations who has no previous experience or qualifications. Completion of the course will provide you with a GTEC Certificate of Attendance, increasing your credibility and giving you the competitive edge, as well as showing your customers that you are trained to the highest of standards.
How long is the course and what is included?
This course is 4 days in total. The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and course material.
What does the course cover?
The course covers;
- – Safety requirements
- – Building Regulations
- – Types of oil and their identification
- – Steel and thermoplastic oil storage
- – Constructional standards
- – Tank fittings
- – Fuel feed pipe work
- – System design including Part L1 of the Building Regulations
- – Thermostatic controls
- – Gauges and overfill alarms
- – Oil contamination problems
- – Maintenance of boilers
- – Oil burners
- – Pipework
- – British Standards
- – Ventilation
- – Flues
- – Commissioning domestic oil boilers
- – Energy conservation
Obtain experience with an OFTEC registered business which is willing to provide an auditable extended oil training programme incorporating both On and Off the Job components with organisational support prior to the applicant taking OFTEC assessment. Evidence of the contents of the programme detailing the On and Off the Job training experience must be presented to the AC as above.
How will I learn and be assessed?
The course entails both classroom and practical training in our purpose-built workshop area.
What do I need to bring to the course?
The OFTEC Technical Manuals (Manuals 1,2,3 and 4) and the Heating Design Guide are used and OFTEC requires that all engineers should have a current copy of the manuals for reference in the field. These can be purchased directly from GTEC at a cost of £45 each or £180 for the set of four manuals and £30 for the Heating Design Guide, but please be sure to order well in advance of the course by calling us on 01969 666111.
Any other course material required will be provided by GTEC.
Who is the awarding organisation for this course?
A GTEC Certificate of Attendance will be issued.
You will receive your certificate approximately 1 to 2 weeks following successful completion of the course.
What can this qualification lead on to?
Once you have completed this essential course there are many other areas you may choose to expand your professional development, including:
To book your place, either click the link above, or give us a quick call on 01969 666111 to speak to our training department.