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Introduction to GypCeiling Grid

A 1 day introductory course on GypCeling Grid (lay in grid ceilings) covering setting out, forming suspension points, creating bulkheads and changs in ceiling height as well as the installation of ceiling tiles.


This one-day course is a great introduction to installing lay in grid ceiling systems. It’s a good next step for new dryliners or beginners to develop further competency and practical skills as an industry professional.

The course teaches attendees how to install  GypCeiling Grid systems. including methods of suspension. forming a change in height and setting out. It’s suitable for anyone who’s already completed one or both of our metal stud courses or someone wanting learn how to install this type of ceiling system.

The majority of the learning centres on practical skills but all attendees will have an in-person induction using video and verbal explanation. There’s also a recap at the end of the course to check learning and ask any questions.

On completing the course participants will understand the differences and methods of suspension, how to plan work and set out the ceiling grid and also how to form a change in ceiling height.  There’s also a great emphasis on safety, organisation and methodical working throughout.

Following this course, delivered by industry experts, attendees could go on to the Beginners or Advanced Metal Stud courses or our Commercial Wall-linings course or the GypCeiling MF course.

  • Duration - One day
  • Products Used -  GypCeiling Grid
  • Audience - Participants who have completed one or both metal stud courses or the GypCeiling MF Course
  • Learning Outcome - Installation skills, and an understanding of  suspension methods, setting out grid ceilings and forming a change in ceiling height,
  • Training Delivery - Face-to-face, video and practical work
  • Teachers - Industry experts
  • Next Course – Introduction or Advanced GypWall Single Frame Partitions, GypCeiling MF  and Commercial Wall-linings course


CITB training grants

If you’re a CITB Registered employer this course attracts a tier 2 grant of £140/person.

Please note 

you must include your CITB registration number when registering for the course when asked for the grant application to be processed.

The learner attending the training will also be required to provide some additional information including demonstrating their identification via official ID.

This grant can only be claimed ONCE per learner.

Pre requisites

All learner must be able to speak and read English to complete this course

Language of delivery

All course delivery, documents and resources are in English only

Late arrivals

All courses are a minimum of 6 hours per day

Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to your course

Once a course has started late arrivals will NOT be allowed entry, in this situation an alternative date will be provided, however NO refund will be issued

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