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>
Learning takes place in a classroom setting with hands-on skills training using industry-standard equipment. Learn more about classroom locations.
Community Classroom (CC)
Community Classroom is a combination of classroom instruction and unpaid on-the-job training at businesses or agency sites.
Cooperative Vocational Education (CVE)
Cooperative Vocational Education is a combination of classroom instruction, and paid on-the-job training. Students enrolled in CVE courses must be employed in a related industry.
Students earn high school
credit for classes. Credits are issued by the high school.
Each student who satisfactorily
completes an ROP class receives an ROP Letter of Competency
explaining what skills/competencies the student learned in the
class. Students can request a letter of competency from the registrar
Student Information Services for each core competency.
Articulation is a formal agreement that connects
sequenced courses between ROP and community college. High School students
who successfully complete an articulated course may receive credit and/or skip the Intro
level course at the community college level.
course may receive credit and/or skip the Intro 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 Visual and
Performing Arts "f", the UC Language other
than English "e", or the UC College-preparatory 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 w/ 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 Investment Act (WIA) 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.