It is important that engineers are competent and trained at what they do, and that is why our industry has national standards to meet. We regularly attend professional development courses and are inspected by industry regulators to ensure we are fully compliant with the latest standards and that our engineers are doing the job right.
Henderson & Harrison Ltd takes gas safety seriously. All of our engineers are on the Gas Safe Register and will have their official identity card when you ask to see it.
Gas Safe Register is the official gas safety organisation in Great Britain.
It replaced CORGI on 1st April 2009. Gas Safe Register is responsible for the registration and regulation of gas engineers. Membership is mandatory for any company or engineer working with gas appliances. This covers domestic, commericial and LPG services.
HETAS are a solid fuel training, qualifying and governing body in the solid fuel industry.
Their place in the industry is to ensure that your solid fuel engineer is safe, trained and qualified
in the specialist field of solid fuel and solid fuel appliances.
A HETAS registered engineer adheres to building regulations and specific items relating to solid fuel installs when working with fires, stoves, chimneys, flue systems and solid fuel heating systems.
HETAS proves competency, HETAS also allows self-certifying for solid fuel installations meaning that your engineer will issue a HETAS certificate upon completion of your installation which satisfies a building inspector, Home Insurance and even conveyancers when properties are sold on.
OFTEC is the Oil Fired Technical Association. They are recognised by the Government, oil companies, heating appliance and tank manufacturers as being the acceptable trade body in technician training and assessment for the domestic heating, oil distribution and commercial oil firing industry.
For the oil industry in England and Wales, OFTEC registered technicians are the only people defined as competent and able to self-certify their work without the need for informing the local building control department.