Types of ceiling


Various types of ceiling, such as tile ceilings, coffer ceilings and drop ceilings, each with their own advantages and disadvantages, risks, and costs.

Alternative labels

sorts of ceiling
typology of ceilings
ceiling styles
drop ceilings
ceiling designs
different ceilings
kinds of ceiling
ceiling types
coffered ceilings
tile ceilings

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of ceiling is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Types of ceiling is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Ceiling installer: Ceiling installers install ceilings in buildings. They apply different techniques as the situation requires – for example when fire resistance is especially important, or when space is needed between the dropped ceiling and the next floor – or specialise in one.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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