Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Combined 4 day OFTEC Oil Training and Assessment

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CC5COTA
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End Date:FLX
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Course Overview

This 4 day course incorporates Training and Assessment of:

OFT10-101 – Single Stage Pressure Jet Servicing and Commissioning
PFT10-105E – Installation of Oil-Fired Combustion Appliances
OFT10-600a – Installation of Oil-Fired Storage and Supply Systems

Areas covered 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 and practical
servicing and commissioning

The course duration will vary depending on prior experience (4 days)

OFTEC and NICEIC Certification Fees apply
Technical books, which are mandatory for assessment, 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.

Please note: Training is not a pre-requisite to assessment.

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.

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