Why Gas Safe and OFTEC?

Why you should choose a Gas Safe & OFTEC registered engineer.

Why Gas Safe and OFTEC?

Gas Safe is the UK’s national watchdog promoting gas safety. OFTEC is the UK’s watchdog promoting domestic oil safety. Both set out to promote the core values of professional service and high standards in safety. The Gas Safe and OFTEC badges are a guarantee of quality, making it the standard to look for when employing a tradesman.

Why should I choose a Gas Safe/ OFTEC registered engineer?

Whether you are selecting an engineer to give your boiler, gas cooker or gas fire its annual service, you will want to ensure that you employ the best person for the job. You need an experienced engineer who has been trained on modern, high efficiency appliances, who can give you sound advice when necessary, and whom you can trust to carry out the work properly. In short, you need a Gas Safe/ OFTEC registered engineer.
All Gas Safe/ OFTEC registered Engineers:

Are individually trained at an Approved Training Centre, and their skills independently assessed before they can apply for Registration.
Have their work inspected from time to time by an approved Inspector.
Are re-assessed every five years to maintain their Registration.
Carry an identity card confirming the type of work for which they are registered.
Have to hold appropriate insurance to work in your home.
Will leave with you a written statement of the work they have done on your appliance, replacement parts fitted and recommendations for work needed in the future.