OFTEC stands for Oil Firing Technical Association. It is a trade association for liquid fuel heating equipment manufacturers and training providers 1. OFTEC provides a range of services, including a competent persons scheme for businesses and technicians who are approved to install and maintain oil, solid fuel, and renewable heating equipment 1. An OFTEC report is a certificate that enables engineers to show compliance with building, health, safety, and efficiency regulatory requirements and the manufacturer’s service and commissioning instructions 2. The report can also be used to record any discrepancies or concerns found at the installation site.