BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 Construction Student Book

BTEC's own resources for Entry 3 and Level 1 Construction learners

BTEC’s own resources for Entry 3/Level 1 Construction are tailored to the needs of Entry 3 and Level 1 learners – providing content for both specifications that help learners engage with their studies, achieve their potential, and progress to employment or BTEC Level 2 First.
Level 1 Units covered
Unit 9 Starting work in construction
Unit 10 Health and safety and welfare in construction
Unit 11 Working as a team to move and handle resources
Unit 12 Developing bricklaying skills
Unit 14 Developing carpentry Skills
Unit 15 Developing joinery skills
Unit 16 Developing construction painting skills
Unit 17 Developing construction decorating skills
Unit 18 Developing plumbing skills
Unit 19 Developing electrical installation skills
Unit 20 Developing building maintenance skills
Entry Level 3 Units covered
Unit 1 Producing a timber product (covered within unit 15 of Level 1)*
Unit 2 Decorating household goods (covered within Unit 16 of Level 1)*
Unit 3 Developing home improvement skills (covered within Unit 20 of Level 1)*
*Where Entry Level 3 content is covered within a unit from Level 1, both the learning outcomes for Entry Level 3 and Level 1 are covered in their entirety.


  • Designed for the needs of the Entry 3/Level 1 learner in full colour, with a spread-based approach, and topics broken into clear, bite-sized chunks to retain learners’ attention.
  • Lively activities, mini case studies and clear checklists and summaries help learners engage with - and remember - content.


  • Covers 11 units of the Level 1 specification – enough for a Diploma –and 3 Units at Entry Level 3 – enough for an Award, so you can be confident your learners have the content they need to achieve their qualification.
  • Edexcel’s own Assignment tips, written by BTEC experts, help learners to achieve their potential in assessments.
  • Activities mapped to the assessment criteria in each unit, provide support and clear direction for learners, helping them to work towards the criteria.


  • Prepare your learners for employment with a focus on employability skills and definitions of key terms.
  • Help your learners progress to BTEC Level 2 First by building their confidence with the style of BTEC qualifications.
Part of BTEC Construction - Foundation Learning (2010)

Product details

Production date:October 2010