Construction Supervisors - Digital Literacy Skills (PLA)

L2 Level 2
Part Time
1 February 2023 — 30 June 2023
City Centre Campus, Cardiff
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to - For a full list of PLA courses go to

About this course

This course is developed to help trades people who are in transition into supervisory roles and need to use IT and digital software on a daily basis, to create emails, presentations and updating schedules and programmes.

On successful completion of this course learners will achieve a City and Guilds level 3 in Digital Literacy.

This FREE course is only available to adults that are eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). Personal Learning Accounts, funded by the Welsh Government, are available to employed adults living in Wales that wish to develop skills to progress or change career. 
Find out if you're eligible today.

What you will study

Learning activities will include;

  • Use digital information which is in a suitable format for a range of audiences to complete complex tasks or solve complex problems
  • Retrieve, organise and classify digital information into a structured format using appropriate indexing strategies
  • Carry out advanced searches using appropriate search engines, functions and features
  • Select appropriate digital methods of communicating with a team
  • Use and evaluate the most suitable combination of digital tools

This is qualification will be delivered through workshops and classroom delivery. Assessment will be assessed through controlled tasks set by the awarding organisation.

Students will be able to use the college IT facilities when delivered on site, however if would be beneficial if learners did have their own personal laptops to carry out student activities and practice tasks outside of the college.

On completion of the level 3 digital literacy skills for construction supervisors. There are many routes for progression such as CIOB level 4 Certificate in Site Supervision or HNC Level in the Construction and Built environment.

Course fee per year

Course Fee: £0.00

Entry requirements

Students need to be working in the construction industry with supervisory responsibilities.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
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  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

1 February 2023

End date

30 June 2023

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

3 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to - For a full list of PLA courses go to

Course code



City & Guilds Level 3 Essential Digital Literacy Skills



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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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