The Sixth Form College Solihull

A Level Leisure Studies

The Sixth Form College Solihull
In Solihull

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Solihull
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • Solihull
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This is a broad-based qualification in Leisure Studies which places its emphasis on vocationally related contexts. It offers students a series of learning opportunities set within both a classroom and industry related framework. Students will have the chance to acquire a broad range of skills through direct study of authentic Leisure environments.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Solihull
Widney Manor Road, B91 3WR, West Midlands, England
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Starts On request
Location
Solihull
Widney Manor Road, B91 3WR, West Midlands, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

None.

Course programme


Leisure Studies

Overview
This is a broad-based qualification in Leisure Studies which places its emphasis on vocationally related contexts. It offers students a series of learning opportunities set within both a classroom and industry related framework. Students will have the chance to acquire a broad range of skills through direct study of authentic Leisure environments.

Course Outline
AS Level
  • Unit 1: Exploring Leisure - Portfolio
  • Unit 2: Customer Service in the Leisure Industry - Portfolio
  • Unit 3: Leisure Industry Practice - External exam

A2 Level
  • Unit 4: Event Management - Portfolio
  • Unit 5: Human Resources Management -Portfolio
  • Unit 6: Leisure in the Outdoors - External exam


Assessment
Coursework (60%)
Examination (40%)
Examining Board - OCR.

Prohibited Options
None.

Career and Progression Opportunities
This course naturally compliments sports courses and supports Higher Education entry for those wishing to pursue a career in the Sport, Leisure, Event Management and Hospitality industries, as well as Conservation Project Management. The units studied offer links to a specialised business degree.

Other Information
It is anticipated that there will be a number of trips and visits associated with the course. These may involve costs for entrance fees and transport. However, the costs should not exceed £60 for the duration of the course. For those students who are eligible, financial support may be available through the College access provision.


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