Intermediate GNVQ Leisure
qualification provides a general introduction to the leisure and tourism
industry. Students cover major areas such as customer service, marketing
and promotion within leisure and tourism. Also, as part of the course
they get the chance to have golf and canoeing sessions, as well as
visits to various leisure
centres and tourist attractions, such as Alton Towers.
Optional units available include:
of Leisure and Tourism
and Activity Leadership
can also, if they wish, study for relevant additional qualifications.
are assessed through assignments and external tests.
should normally possess 2
GCSEs (grade ŒD¹ or above), an appropriate Foundation GNVQ, or
They will also need to provide satisfactory references.
completing this course will be prepared for a range of jobs in places
such as arts, conference and fitness centres, as well as heritage
sites, hotels, sports
centres, swimming pools, theme parks, tour operators, transport
operators and travel agents. Alternatively, students can progress
onto either the Advanced
Vocational Certificate of
Education in Travel and Tourism or the equivalent in Leisure and Recreation
at the College.