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    Forensic Psychology

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the importance of forensic psychology and development. It will discuss the relationship between psychological theories... Read more

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    Nail Technician

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the principles of starting; running and managing a successful nail technician business.

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    Pet Bereavement Counselling

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the sensitive issues around pet bereavement and advise on this; whether for yourself or for others; discussing important... Read more

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    Pet Care Business

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the key skills needed to successfully run and manage a business caring for domestic animals and pets.

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    Skin and Body Care

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the important relationship between looking after your skin and body for overall health and wellbeing.

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    Advanced Journalism

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    The online Journalism Advanced Course has been designed to help learners further understand the world of journalism; discussing key areas within this field such as freelance journalism;... Read more

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    Journalism

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    The online Journalism Course has been designed to help learners understand the world of journalism; introducing key areas within this field such as news writing and production;... Read more

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    Advanced First Aid for Puppies and Dogs

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    The online Advanced First Aid for puppies and dogs Course has been designed to provide a further insight for learners and will discuss the skills and knowledge needed to confidently... Read more

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    Acupuncture

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    The online Acupuncture Course develops the necessary skills; knowledge and techniques to practice acupuncture safely.

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    Animal Care

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    The online Animal Care Course has been designed to help learners understand the skills involved in caring for animals.

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    Animal Communications

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    This online Animal Communication course will give learners a detailed understanding around the communication between human and animals.

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    First Aid for Kittens and Cats

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    The online First Aid for Kittens and Cats Course has been designed to provide an insight for learners wanting to work in the field of Support and Care for Kittens and Cats.

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More information about Tourism

Visits to the UK surpassed 34.3 million in 2014, with an average spend of £636 equating to a total spend of £21.8 billion for the UK economy. France, Germany and the US account for to 30% of all UK visitors and 27% of total tourism expenditure (VisitBritain, 2015).

Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors for UK employment, and is set to have total industry value of £257 billion by 2025. The tourism industry provides 3.1 million jobs to the UK economy which equates to 9.6% of total UK employment (Deloitte, 2013).

According to VisitBritain, in the 2014 Anholt GfK Nations Brand Index the UK retained 3rd place as a ‘nation brand’ behind Germany and the USA. Rankings cover 50 nations, including leading and emerging economies, and are produced by collating the views of 20,000 people around the world annually. The overall nation brand is made up of scores for six dimensions – Tourism, Culture, People, Immigration-Investment, Exports and Governance. Looking at the dimensions relevant for tourism the UK ranked 3rd out of 50 nations in terms of a ‘Tourism’ brand and 5th for ‘Culture’.

The Tourism Alliance states that the UK tourism industry has become the UK’s fifth largest export earner, with revenue from inbound tourism increasing by almost 30% since 2008. Domestic tourism has grown significantly with revenue increasing by 11% to £78bn from 2011 to 2014.

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