OFTEC's website provides advice and information for heating technicians, homeowners and trade association members.



This section of the OFTEC website is for heating technicians. Click here to join our competent person scheme, find out about training courses and access technical information about oil and renewable heating systems.



This section of the OFTEC website contains information for consumers, including advice about energy efficiency and the use of oil and renewable heating systems.



OFTEC Association - providing membership services and representing the interests of OFTEC member companies.


Welcome to OFTEC

OFTEC is a trade association that works on behalf of the oil heating and cooking industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland, representing the interests of manufacturers, suppliers and training providers.  OFTEC also takes a lead role in setting industry standards and manages a competent person registration scheme for technicians who install, commission and service heating and cooking equipment.

OFTEC’s aim is to promote the highest professional standards across the industry and provide efficient service and support for our customers. Find out more about what we do.

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Latest News

  • Oil now cheaper than mains gas for home heating

    Latest industry figures show that heating oil is now cheaper than mains gas for home heating.

    According to the Sutherland Tables*, a recognised independent source of data on comparative UK domestic … more


Latest Events

OFTEC Spring event programme


In 2015 OFTEC will be holding a series of local seminar events for registered technicians. The infor... details