Types of cooktops


Different types of cooking surface, such as gas stoves, induction cooktops and ceramic cooktops. Functional and aesthetic properties of each, their advantages and disadvantages, and price points.

Alternative labels

gas stoves
cooktop typology
typology of cooktops
ceramic cooktops
types of cooker
varieties of cooktops
induction cooktops
cooking surfaces
ceramic hobs
cooktop types
cooker types
induction hobs

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Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

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

Optional knowledge

Types of cooktops 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.

Kitchen unit installer: Kitchen unit installers install kitchen elements in homes. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the room, removing old elements if necessary, and install the new kitchen equipment, including the connection of water, gas and sewage pipes and electricity lines.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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