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    Introductory Teaching Assistant Level 2

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the principles of teaching at a fundamental level; from working in classrooms to supporting teachers learning;... Read more

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    Understanding Addiction

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the principles of addiction; from alcohol to drugs and other harmful substances; discussing importance of understanding... Read more

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    Introduction to British Sign Language

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    This online course has been designed to help learners understand the principles of British Sign Language (BSL); from learning the basics to communicating in restaurants; discussing... Read more

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    Body Language

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    The online Body Language Course has been designed to provide an insight into the skills to work confidently with the practices and principles related to the field of Body Language

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    Business Management Consultancy

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    The online Business Management Consultancy Course has been designed to provide an insight into the skills to work confidently with the practices and principles related to the field of... Read more

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    Cabin Crew Job Ready

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    The online Cabin Crew Job Ready course has been designed to help students understand how to succeed in the interview process to work as a cabin crew member.

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    Canine Behaviour Training

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    The online Canine Behaviour Training Course has been designed to help learners understand the key skills involved with training and modifying the behaviour of canines; providing the... Read more

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    Dog Grooming

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    The online Dog Grooming course has been designed to help learners understand how to effectively groom their canines.

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    Essential Business Writing Skills

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    The online Essential Business Writing Skills Course has been designed to provide an insight for learners enhancing skills and knowledge related to good business writing to benefit the... Read more

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    Canine Communication

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    The online Canine Communication Course has been designed to help learners understand the principles of communicating effectively with canines; providing the right skills for... Read more

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    Caring and Support for the Elderly

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    The online Caring and Support for the Elderly Course has been designed to help learners understand the skills involved in supporting and working with the elderly.

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    Child Internet Safety

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    The online Child Internet Safety Course develops the necessary skills and safeguarding techniques to advise young people to remain safe using the Internet

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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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