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Leisure & Tourism OCR National Level 1 at Kingsthorpe College

Course description

Students can complete up to 12 units (a portfolio of evidence is produced).They can achieve 4 units (the First Award), 8 units (the National Award) or 12 units (the National Certificate).These are equivalent to one, two or four GCSEs at grade D-G.

Units studied are:

Unit 1-Working as a team in leisure and tourism.

Unit 2-Investigating leisure and tourism.

Unit 3Introducing skills for leisure and tourism.

Unit 4-Investigating options for work in leisure and tourism.

Unit 5-Communication skills in leisure and tourism

Unit 9-U.K.Visitor Attractions.

Unit 18-Promoting healthy lifestyles.

Unit 22-Promotion for sport and leisure.

Unit 6-Problem solving in leisure and tourism.

Unit 10-Hospitality in leisure and tourism.

Unit 24-Presentation software.

Unit 26-Software skills for collecting data.

Course content

An introduction to the knowledge and understanding and skills needed for employment and for work in leisure and tourism. Knowledge, understanding and skills are developed through teamwork, research, customer service provision, health and safety, problem solving, healthy living and IT as well as specific knowledge of various local and national visitor attractions and hospitality providers.

Entry requirements

Grades D-F at GCSE.


The units of work are divided into assessment objectives. Each is assessed pass, merit or distinction. Then an overall unit grade is awarded .Units are internally assessed by the teacher and externally verified by the visiting OCR moderator.

Future opportunities

Progression routes and Career opportunities.

Students can progress to the Level 2 course at Kingsthorpe College from this course.

They can also progress to a college NVQ in a particular sector (for example catering or sports) or to any career dealing with the public.

Further information

For Further information please contact Mr. Campling or Miss. Egan

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsthorpe College directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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