OFTEC's registration schemes
OFTEC offers registration schemes for heating businesses and technicians in the UK and Ireland. The schemes have been developed to suit the varying regulations and opportunities that apply in all the different regions of the UK as well as the Republic of Ireland.
Areas of registration
Competent person scheme registration
Our Government approved* competent person scheme (CPS) is available to all qualified technicians and these web pages will provide you with all the information you need to apply for registration. Select a technology to read the specific requirements and access the online application form.
Registering with OFTEC, advancing through our ongoing assessment process and using our technical support will provide strong foundations for your work as a heating professional. We work closely with training providers and inspect the work of all our registered technicians to ensure they meet the required standards of the heating industry. We are in close contact with manufacturers, regulators and regional authorities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland and can advise on the different local arrangements that may apply.
Employing an OFTEC registered technician is the best guarantee for consumers that work on their heating system will be performed to a high level of competence and comply with relevant Building Regulations and manufacturers’ installation requirements.
*Applies in England, Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
Useful resources - How to apply
To help you apply, we’ve created some useful resources, including details of our registration requirements, and a guide to the application process. It’s worth having a look at both these pages before making your application.
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