This practical training course will provide experienced operatives with the necessary skills for commissioning and servicing of vaporising oil appliances.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is best suited to experienced oil operatives, or Gas Safe registered heating system operatives.


Candidates must be either experienced oil operatives, or Gas Safe registered heating systems operatives.

Candidates must either already hold the 600a qualification, or take it alongside this assessment.

It is recommended that new entrants to the oil industry undertake the OFT 50 course first.

Please note that proof of previous qualifications is required to confirm your booking.

What topics will it cover?

Safety requirements

Building Regulations

Types of oil and their identification

Steel and thermoplastic oil storage

Fuel feed pipework

System design including Part L1

Thermostatic controls

Gauges and overfill alarms

Oil contamination problems

Maintenance of boilers

Oil vaporising burners

British Standards

Flues and ventilation

Commissioning and servicing domestic oil vaporising appliances

Using test equipment

How long will the course take?


Is there an exam? A practical assessment and a multiple-choice question paper.

What books will I need?

OFTEC Books 1, 2, 3 & 4.
We supply loan copies during the course, however candidates wishing to register with OFTEC will need to purchase copies.

OFT 50 Course
How much will it cost?

Initial £158+VAT reassessment £105+VAT including training, assessment and certification fee.

What's Next?

OFT 101 - Commissioning and Servicing Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances (including Energy Efficiency)

OFT 105E - Installation of Domestic Pressure Jet Oil Fired Appliances (including Energy Efficiency)

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Booking Information

To book this course please phone us on:
Newton Abbot – 01626 832374 / Plymouth 01752 348980

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If you would like to make an enquiry please complete the contact form below

Bristol Centre - 01454 614203
Exeter Centre - 01392 829100
Newton Abbot Centre - 01626 832374
Plymouth Centre - 01752 348980
Redruth Centre - 01209 311001
Or contact us via email on: - enquiries@thefocustraininggroup.com
ESFA Service Desk Contact Information: - Telephone: 0370 2670001 Email: SDE.servicedesk@education.gov.uk

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