OFTEC leads the way in the off-gas grid heating sector and aims to ensure that consumers have safe and efficient heating. We operate UKAS accredited registration schemes for heating technicians working in liquid fuels, heat pumps, solar thermal, biomass and solid fuel. Our trade association represents training providers and liquid fuel heating equipment manufacturers, promoting high standards and supporting the development of sustainable low carbon heating.


Exclusive technical information and other resources for OFTEC registered technicians.


Advice and information about energy efficiency and domestic heating.

Trade association

Representing the interests of oil heating manufacturers and OFTEC-approved training providers

OFTEC direct shop

Selected tools and equipment for heating professionals, plumbers and electricians.

Latest news from OFTEC and the heating industry

Find a technician

Search for local registered heating technicians who install, service or repair oil, solid fuel, biomass, heat pumps or solar thermal equipment.

Why use a registered technician?

We check they have appropriate training and meet our high standards of work through regular inspections.

Mislaid your OFTEC certificate?

If your heating equipment was installed by an OFTEC registered business, you can order a replacement compliance certificate.

About us

Find out how we have supported the off-grid heating industry since 1991, our approved training centres and our registration schemes.