Why study Leisure and Tourism?
By studying Leisure and Tourism you will learn about how and why different people spend their leisure time and plan their holidays. The course examines how people have their leisure and tourism needs catered for, both in Rotherham and around the world. You will also develop a range of practical skills that will help you in a future career, including excellent customer service, time management and preparing detailed, informative assignment portfolios.
The Leisure and Tourism GCSE will give you a good, practical vocational grounding in the leisure and tourism industries and give you an insight into many of the jobs you could enter. The Leisure and Tourism industry is the fastest growing in the world and this course introduces you to a huge range of potential jobs and careers. The Leisure and Tourism GCSE will also prepare you to do the course in Travel and Tourism that runs in the Sixth Form. Students who have done this in the past have gone on to work abroad, work in the aviation industry, enter a career in event management or study at university and follow a career as an air steward.