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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

  • Young people in England and Wales encouraged to start a career in the heating industry March 6, 2019
    As part of National Apprenticeship Week (4 – 8 March) young learners in England and Wales are being urged to consider a career in the heating industry.The call follows a recent OFTEC survey that revealed 48%* of registered heating technicians had started their career by completing an apprenticeship, with many praising the knowledge and hands […]
  • FPS and OFTEC welcome ASA ruling on misleading claims from renewable heating supplier February 27, 2019
    Trade Associations, The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) and OFTEC welcome the decision today by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that a poster distributed by a renewable heating supplier about the cost-efficiency of air-source heat pumps is misleading following challenges by both organisations. The ASA has advised the supplier that their poster must not appear […]

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