North Orange County ROP courses
combine classroom and hands-on training. All
instruction is based on the California Career Technical Education
standards, which are aligned with the Common Core State
standards. These standards prepare students for career and
>North Orange County ROP's Expected Results for Students>
All instruction is based on the California Career Technical Education standards, which are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. These standards prepare students for career and college. Instructional methods used to conduct North Orange County ROP classes include:
Traditional Classroom – Learning takes place in a classroom, lab, or shop setting with hands-on skills training using industry-standard equipment.
Community Classroom (CC) / Work-Based Learning – Learning takes place through a combination of traditional classroom instruction and unpaid on-the-job training at businesses or public agency sites.
Cooperative Vocational Education (CVE) – Learning takes place through a combination of traditional classroom instruction and paid on-the-job training. Students enrolled in a CVE course must be employed in a related industry.
Online Classroom / Distance Education
– Learning takes place using an internet-based, learning management system.
Students complete online classes and assignments via a computer from
their home or school. Computers
must be connected to the internet and have a current web browser.
Some of the documents in these courses are made available through PDF
Adobe Acrobat Reader (used for reading PDFs) can be downloaded
Articulation is a formal agreement that connects
sequenced courses between ROP and community colleges/post-secondary
institutions. High School students
who successfully complete an articulated course may receive credit and/or skip the Introductory
level course at the community college level.
course may receive credit and/or skip the Introductory level course at the community college level.
North Orange County ROP has entered into articulation agreements with several local community colleges. More >
Certain ROP courses meet UC approved admission requirements.
ROP courses meet the UC Laboratory Science ("d"), UC Visual and
Performing Arts ("f"), UC Language other
than English ("e"), or UC elective
("g") requirement for
Some ROP class sections for high schools are offered afterschool (often period 7) and are open to all high school students in the districts North Orange County ROP serves.
Afterschool class offerings differ by
school and district.
Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA)
Business Technology (Computer Applications)
Computer Graphics and Design
Careers With Children: Preschool Lab (CC))
Emergency Medical Responder
Entertainment Park/Tourism Careers (CC/CVE)
Preschool Assistant - Careers with Children
Retail Sales/General Merchandising (CC/CVE)
If there are openings, high school students may enroll in open-entry classes almost any time during the semester, providing some flexibility for busy students.
The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers employment and training services to in-school
and out-of school youth who meet specific eligibility
requirements. The program addresses the attainment of basic
skills, enhanced opportunities for academic and occupational
training and exposure to the job market and employment.
For Information regarding
in-school youth WIA
participation, call 714-502-5833.
For Information regarding out-of-school youth WIA participation, call 714-502-5875.
WorkAbility I provides comprehensive employment preparation for special education students, ages 14-22, in four school districts served by ROP. Eligible students may also receive assessment of career interests and aptitudes, career technical training and workplace skills preparation. Call 714-502-5851, 714-502-5828, or 714-502-5868.