Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

OFTEC OFT10-105E Install, Test and Commission Domestic Oil Assessment

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CC5105EA
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Course Overview

Installation of Oil and Bio-liquid Fuelled Fixed Combustion Appliances and Systems

This course is for technicians enabling them to install oil-fired appliances such as boilers and AGAs.
Areas covered by this course include, Health and safety, fire valve installation, regional legislation and requirements, safe electrical isolation, knowledge of oil storage and supply, appliance installation, heating systems and energy efficiency.
The course duration will vary depending on prior experience (2 days)

OFTEC and NICEIC Certification Fees apply.
Technical books can be supplied at an additional cost if required.

Progression & Career Opportunities

Entry Requirements

This course is for new and experienced technicians
Candidates will fall into one of three categories
Category 1 - an experienced OFTEC technician
Category 2 - candidates with relevant plumbing, heating and gas experience may have the necessary skills and understanding to appreciate the concepts and principals involved in the oil industry.
Category 3 - new entrants entering the industry with no prior experience or skills must either
• Demonstrate competence through an apprenticeship NVQ/SVQ
• Seek other appropriate training giving a similar level of manual skills, knowledge and understanding, such as 3 years hands on experience within a related building services sector.

Certain criteria should be met for those entering this qualification and acceptance on the course will be at the discretion of the centre, please contact the Energy Systems Centre for further information.

Training is not a pre-requisite for OFT10-105e for candidates holding OFT10-101, but will be provided where necessary

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

Candidates will undertake practical assessment and multiple choice theory papers.

Assessments are by appointment and can be booked to suit your requirements.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a CRC Enrolment Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here. The Enrolment Form can also be found in the back of our part-time prospectus or contact us via email

Cambridge Campus Status

Huntingdon Campus Status