Training

Solid Fuel Courses

At Gastec we focus our training on the essential needs for the busy working engineer to remain compliant with the current regulations and indeed the law but in a friendly and efficient manner.

We provide structured modular training for operatives who want to enhance their skills and portfolio working with solid fuel appliances and installations.

Course 1

OFTEC 15-108D Installation, Commissioning and Servicing of Solid Fuel burning appliances (dry space heating)

Solid fuel heating such as open fires, room heaters and stoves is in demand with homeowners. Their popularity has provided welcome business for solid fuel technicians and most now want to demonstrate their competence and professionalism to customers and show they work in compliance with building regulations. New and replacement solid fuel combustion appliances must be installed in accordance with regional building regulations and manufacturers installation instructions. If they are not installed and maintained correctly, they can present a dangerous risk to life and property. Badly installed or maintained appliances can cause fire, explosions, or carbon monoxide (CO) spillage.
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Course 2

OFTEC 15-108W Installation, Commissioning and Servicing of Solid Fuel burning appliances (with wet boiler attached)

This course is similar as OFTEC 15-108D but it will cover the additional wet boiler applications and legislations, this course is for candidates who have relevant experience including retailers, chimney sweeps and allied trades such as plumbing and heating installers. Successful completion of the course will enable the candidate to apply for registration with OFTEC on the competent person registration scheme for the installation of Wet solid fuel appliances.
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