This vocational studies option gives learners the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the ways in which the Leisure industries work to meet the ever increasing demand of people using their leisure time. Leisure is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and provider of a wealth of career opportunities. Learners will gain an insight into related sectors such as business, retail and distribution and hospitality and catering. They will be prepared to make informed decisions about further learning opportunity and career choices.
Learners study a variety of topics, through a range of classroom activities, Internet research and off site visits. Within this, learners will explore the different types of leisure organisations in the UK, their facilities and the products and services they offer.
Learners will also gain an understanding of employment opportunities available in these organisations, and the main duties of these roles.
Learners will make journeys within their local community, whether on foot or by public or private transport and visit a wide range of activities, venues, historical and sporting buildings.