OFTEC OFT15-108D Solid Fuel / Liner Installation Training

£59400

The 4 day course will immerse you in the practical and theory of installing dry lined flues including flexible liners and twin wall flues. This course will include a full installation of an appliance.

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SKU: OFTEC-108D Category: Product ID: 1386

Description

OFT15-108(D) Installation, commissioning and servicing of solid fuel burning appliances (dry space heating).

OFTEC OFT15 - 108D - Solid Fuel Training Course - Rodtech UKThe 4 day course will immerse you in the practical and theory of installing dry lined flues including flexible liners and twin wall flues. This course will include a full installation of an appliance.

Course Location:

HEATS Training Centre

Unit 12 Ironside Way

Hingham

Norfolk

NR9 4LF

UK

 

£ 594 inc. VAT - In stock

New and replacement solid fuel combustion appliances must be installed in accordance with Document J of the building regulations and manufacturers installation instructions.

If appliances and flues are not installed and maintained correctly they can present a dangerous risk to life and property.

A poorly installed appliance, can have major implication on life, such as carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of property fires as well as other consequences.

Entry requirements;

  • Demonstrable, appropriate previous work experience in the construction industry, or any of the following;
  • City & Guilds approved course “competence in Chimney Sweeping and Advanced Fault Finding”, 3 day course
  • OFTEC technician with scope of work categories 101,102 or 105E,
  • Registered Gas Safe operative
  • Registered RGII operative
  • Registered member of GOMCS, APICS, NACS, NIACS, CSAI or NACE or - Registered member of HETAS
  • evidence of formal qualifications: City & Guilds 6129/6035 and 6089, or QCF 6189
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • HETAS H003 Dry Appliance Installer course
  • Recognised Solid Biomass course
  • APHC Installation of Solid Fuel Appliances and Heating Systems Fed By Solid Fuel in Domestic Appliances course

Course Contents;

  • Health and safety risks and safe systems of work associated with solid fuel appliance installation work
  • Solid fuel legislation applying to work in dwellings
  • Solid mineral fuels and the factors affecting fuel selection
  • Basic operating principles of solid fuel appliances
  • Selection of solid fuel appliances and how to identify appliances and determine minimum operating efficiencies
  • Combustion process and the principles of safe combustion of solid fuels
  • Ventilation requirements and how to select and install ventilation for solid fuel appliances in dwellings
  • Standards and how to check the suitability of chimneys and flue systems
  • How to test chimneys and flue systems for suitability or fault diagnosis
  • How to check the suitability of hearths and fire surrounds
  • How to identify and be able to correctly respond to unsafe solid fuel situations
  • Installation requirements and be able to install solid mineral fuel appliances
  • Commissioning requirements of solid mineral fuel appliances
  • How to appropriately handover an installed solid mineral fuel appliance

Training Method;

  • Theory (Classroom based)
  • Practical (with a full installation of an appliance)

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive the OFTEC certificate of competence in; OFT15-108(D) Installation, commissioning and servicing of solid fuel burning appliances (dry space heating).

USEFUL INFORMATION

Membership of OFTEC

Year 1 £294 +VAT

Subsequent years £199 +VAT

To get full OFTEC appraisal you will require a single inspection of an installation, showing your full understanding of the regulations at intervals;

1st Inspection within the 1st 1-3 months

2nd Inspections within first 12 Months

3rd Inspection between 12th month and 24th month

Register of appliance online £2.75+VAT per appliance

CD80 or CD81 (Control Documentation booklet 50 sheets) £9.95+VAT

Additional information

Course Date

February 18th-21st 2019, April 15th-18th 2019, May 20th-23rd 2019, August 19th-22nd 2019

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