Young adults in England are being urged to consider a career in the heating industry following a difficult year for apprenticeships during the pandemic.Full story
As we move along the final steps out of lockdown and life slowly begins to return to normal, new guidelines for tradespeople working in the home have been issued to keep households safe.Full story
OFTEC has announced three new appointments to its technical and inspection teams as the trade association continues to strengthen its off-grid services for technicians working across liquid fuel, solid fuel and renewable heating technologies.Full story
When there are changes to building regulations, the OFTEC Technical books are updated to take these into account.Full story
OFTEC registered technicians looking to expand into the renewables sector should sign up now for the second in a series of free interactive webinars hosted by OFTEC and MCS, which goes out live on Friday 19 March at 2pm.Full story
HM Government has recently published a new Manual to the Building Regulations for use in England. The manual includes guidance on how to ensure the requirements of the building regulations are met when carrying out work.Full story
In the event of a fuel spill originating from a flexible fuel line, home insurers may try to pass the cost on to the technician who services the appliance. How can you protect yourself from this risk?Full story
OFTEC was concerned that in episode 9 of series 1 of Jay Blades Home Fix (first broadcast on 04/06/2020 there was a feature about someone building a fence around an oil tank.Full story
Apprentices who have achieved their level 3 (level 6 in RoI) may be eligible for a year's free OFTEC registration. Certain conditions apply.Full story
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