The structure of the Edexcel GCSE in Leisure and Tourism is made up of four units.
Unit 1: The Leisure and Tourism Industry
In this unit you will study the different types of leisure and tourism organisations, the products, services and the employment opportunities they offer. You will also study why people make use of leisure facilities and why and how people travel.
Unit 2: Sales, Promotion and Operations in Leisure and Tourism.
You will study how leisure and tourism organisations operate, and how they promote and sell their products and services. You will be asked to comment on how organisations market themselves and on the effectiveness of their methods.
Unit 3: The Leisure and Tourism Environment.
This unit looks at the changing nature of the leisure and tourist industry, the appeal of different destinations and where these are located within the UK. You will study the negative and positive impacts of tourism locally and globally.
Unit 4: Customer and employment.
You will research and investigate visitor attractions, tourist destinations and leisure facilities both in the UK and internationally. You will explore the factors that influence how people spend their leisure time and the way facilities and visitor attractions meet the needs of different customers.