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Full Time

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Ballyfermot Training Centre

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2 Weeks

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Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 3:45pm, Friday 8:30am - 12:45pm

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OFT 101, OFT 600A, OFT 105E

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Oil Fired Appliances Servicing – OFTEC


The aim of this training course is to enable craftpersons, who have previous training and experience in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of light Oil Fired heating and cooking appliances fitted with pressure jet burners and vaporising burners, to progress and complete practical and theory assessments which lead to an industry recognised qualification. Learners can then apply for registration with Oil Firing Technical Engineering Council (OFTEC) to become an OFTEC Registered Oil Fired Technician.

This is an instructor led, in house course.

  • Education: Applicant should have evidence or proof of a qualification in the trade or allied trade or previous oil burner service engineer experience.
  • Aptitude: N/A
  • Previous Experience: Qualified Crafts person’s having evidence of work experience from the trade or allied trade. Existing oil burner commissioning and service engineers.

Carry out installation, commissioning and servicing of domestic and commercial pressure jet oil fired appliances. Describe the requirements for oil storage and Advanced oil storage tank installation & supply assemblies. Investigate Oil Heating System Design, installation requirements, system controls and energy efficiency. Comission, Serivce and Fault Find Vaporising Appliances.

Gain entry into the field of Oil Fired Appliances Servicing.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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