OFTEC 101; 105E & 600A Training and Assessment


In collaboration with Worcester Bosch, we offer a variety of OFTEC training courses. Please note that each course has full days of training and assessment built into them and need to be booked and paid for.

Training and Assessment, which covers the following:

  • OFT101 Domestic/light Commercial Pressure Jet Appliance Commissioning and Servicing
  • OFT105e Domestic Oil Firing Installation and Energy Conservation Measures in Buildings
  • OFT600A Domestic and Non-domestic Oil Storage and Supply Installation

A separate training and assessment programme is available for:

  • OFT50 Domestic Oil Firing Installation Systems – aimed at new entrants to the oil fired heating industry

To book a place on this course/find out more information, please contact the external development team:
E: shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk T:01387 734198

Course code



Dumfries Campus


OFTEC 101; 105E & 600A
2 Days’ Training
2 Days’ Assessment

2 Days’ Training
1 Day Assessment




Location: Dumfries
Training Day 1 – 30 Sep 2024 09:00
Training Day 2 – 07 Oct 2024 09:00
Assessment Day 1 – 08 Oct 2024 09:00
Assessment Day 2 – 09 Oct 2024 09:00
Training – 25 Nov 2024 09:00
Assessment Day 1 – 25 Nov 2024 09:00
Assessment Day 2 – 26 Nov 2024 09:00

Entry Requirements

Candidates undertaking this course must either be experienced oil operatives, or Gas Safe registered heating engineers. Evidence will be required prior to course start date.

Additional funding information

No One Left Behind Training Allowance
Dumfries and Galloway Local Employability partnership (Funded by the Scottish Government) are proud to be working in partnership with DG College to offer eligible individuals funding to learn new, work-related skills and training.

You can use the money to build the skills you need for a job or get some training to take your career to the next level.

And because it’s not a loan, you don’t have to pay it back.

Check if you are eligible then follow the registration process.

Are you eligible?

You must meet all of the following criteria

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Resident in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Have the right to work and live in the UK.
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work OR in employment and claiming an income-based benefit (i.e Universal Credit)

AND at least one of the following characteristics: (hyperlink to the definitions)

  • Parents with a child under the age of 19 (still registered in full time education)
  • Armed Forces Veteran
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Care Experienced
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Childcare needs
  • Criminal Convictions
  • Homeless or affected by housing inclusion.
  • Long Term health condition/ illness
  • No Limited work experience.
  • Refugee
  • Substance related conditions
  • Lack of Transport

If you meet the criteria, you could receive the full cost of your course fee.

Apply for your No One Left Behind Grant

To access support with the fees you must register with DG Works. Just follow the link or use the QR code. If you are already registered, please contact your Employment Key Worker for next steps.

Once you have completed the registration form and your eligibility has been checked someone from DG Works (part of Dumfries and Galloway Council) will contact you to ask you to provide the following evidence:

  • Reside in Scotland (e.g. evidence address)
  • Working Age (e.g. birth certificate)
  • Right to Live & Work in the UK (e.g. evidence of benefits)


If you have any questions please contact 01387 260035 or email DGEmployability@dumgal.gov.uk

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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