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OFTEC’s competent person scheme

OFTEC offers a registration scheme for heating technicians which provides significant benefits to all who join. Our Government approved* competent person scheme is available to all qualified technicians and this site will provide you with all the information you need to apply for registration.

*Applies in England, Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

5 reasons to register

  • Demonstrate your competence
  • Self-certify* your work
  • Obtain free technical advice
  • Access discounts with OFTEC direct
  • Marketing help and online listing

Areas of registration

Competent person scheme

Oil registration

OFTEC Competent Person Scheme Oil Registration

Solid fuel registration

OFTEC competent person scheme Solid Fuel Registration

Renewable registration

OFTEC competent person scheme Renewable Registration

Extensions of registration

Non-operative registration

OFTEC competent person scheme Non-operative Registration

Electrical (Part P) registration

OFTEC competent person scheme Part P Registration

PAS 2030 registration

PAS 2030 Certification

MCS renewable registration

OFTEC MCS Renewable Registration

RSS News and press releases

  • New figures reveal rural areas still struggling with high levels of fuel poverty September 16, 2019
    A new government report has shone a spotlight on the fuel poverty crisis facing the country with 2.53 million households struggling to keep warm and pay their energy bills.The latest statistics* for 2017 reveal one in ten homes in England are 'fuel poor' which means their energy costs are above average and their remaining disposable […]
  • Young people in the UK encouraged to kick start their career with a heating apprenticeship September 4, 2019
    Following GCSE and A-Levels results day, young people in the UK are being urged to consider a career in the heating industry through an apprenticeship to help tackle the skills shortage facing the sector.    The Department for Education announced a 24.1% drop in apprenticeship enrolments in 2017/18 compared to the previous academic year with only […]

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