ROP CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY
Course Title: ROP Construction Technology
Location: Redwood High School - Room 302
Dates: Spring Semester - January - May
Times: Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Age Group: High school students and adults, with priority given to high school students, recommended age 16 or older.
Description: This course, co-sponsored by the Marin Builders Association, covers the basics of building a structure. Topics include green building practices, job site, and tool safety, framing, plumbing, electrical, windows and doors, roofing, and blueprint reading. Craftsmanship is emphasized. Students learn how to safely use standard tools and machinery to practice basic operations. The hands-on training, with the assistance of local professionals, enables students to build a tool shed that can be sold to the public. Qualified students may obtain a certificate of Skill Saw proficiency. Students may qualify for a summer internship with a construction professional.
Redwood High School students should speak with their counselors about enrolling. Students from other schools or adults please contact your School to Career Liaison.
Course Title: North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC)
Location: Terra Linda High School
Dates: Spring Semester, January - May
Times: Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and one Saturday a month.
Boot Camp: TBD
Age Group: High School Seniors
Description: The North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC) is an after-school, 5-month basic construction training program for seniors in their last semester of high school. Classes are taught by local contractors and construction managers. Participants are introduced to a variety of trades and earn certifications in Personal Protective Equipment and CPR/First Aid. Successful students earn 3 units of college credit.