In order to enter the Graham College Refresh Competition your college must meet the following criteria

  1. Must be a Further Education College.
  2. Must be based in the UK Mainland.
  3. Must teach at least two of the courses from the acceptable course list*.
  4. Courses must be taught to students age 16 and upwards. Courses for adults only are not eligible.
  5. One entry per lecturer / individual is allowed. Multiple entries per college (via multiple individual entries) is allowed.

*Acceptable Course List

  • Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing
  • Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Level 2 Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances)

Please read the full terms and conditions as listed here.

How to Enter

We want to hear directly from YOU! Why should your college should win the Graham College Refresh? Tell us why and make your college stand out.

There are 4 easy steps

  1. Make sure your college qualifies by reading the nomination criteria above.
  2. Answer all the application questions in the online nomination form – they’re easy we promise!
  3. Using the online form send us at least 3 supporting photographs of your plumbing and heating workshop area, so we can see how it looks now.
  4. Upload a 30 second video, made with the help of your students, as to why they think the refresh should go to you. This last bit isn’t compulsory but it will make your competition entry stand out!

Click here to start your nomination!

Sorry nominations
are now closed.

What’s Included

If your college wins they’ll receive £10,000 to spend solely on refreshing your Plumbing and / or Heating training area.

The money can be put towards materials, labour and any other project costs associated with the refresh as agreed with Graham Plumbers’ Merchant.

Products will be supplied by Graham Plumbers' Merchant and Worcester Bosch at a special discounted rate – helping your prize money go further for you.

Even better, as part of the prize Worcester Bosch will support the winning college with technical support and advice after the refresh, offering students a one off opportunity to develop their skills.

For full terms & conditions
please click here.

Click here to download the Nomination Criteria

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