ROP (Regional Occupational Program)

Marin Builders Association has been working with the Marin County Office of Education's Regional Occupational Program to support the program and its commitment to fostering leadership in developing and providing quality vocational education needs to Marin County.

The Regional Occupational Program offers a Construction Technology class for both students and adults.
Some of the valuable skills obtained in this class include:

  • Green Building Practices
  • Job Safety and Job Site requirements
  • Tool Safety
  • Introduction to tools
  • Hands on experience with tools: Skil Saw, Power Drill, Hammer, Measuring Tape etc.
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  • Test regarding the Skil Saw and all of the moving parts on the saw
  • Importance of working as a team to get the job done
  • Introduction to Building a pair of saw horses; reading a plan, building saw horses
  • Test of the vocabulary used in the industry
  • Preparing for the building of the tool sheds
  • Reading a diagram/drawing for building the frame for the floor of the shed, building the frame
  • Electrical, Plumbing
  • Windows, Doors, Framing
  • Roofing
  • Blueprint reading
  • Building wisdom from Local professional General Contractors
  • Resume preparation-writing, interview coaching
  • Completing the building of a Tool Shed – from ground up

"This engineering class has been
an awesome experience.
I have learned so much in such
a short period of time and it's
been pretty empowering"
- Chiara C., Student
ROP FLyer 2016   Click to View Class Flyer

Program runs for 18 weeks from January thru May on Wednesday nights
Sign up today - Contact the ROP office at 415.491.6639

 Summer Interns Available.
It’s a WIN, 
WIN, WIN for you and the students!
Hire an ROP Student today - Contact Tom Eller at (Office) 415.488.9865 or (Cell) 415 606-1955

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Learn to Build
5 PM
*One night a week for 18 weeks

  • High school students can earn credits-up to 5 units
  • Qualify for summer internship employment with a construction professional
  • Earn the Marin County ROP Work Readiness Certificate
  • Hands-on training!
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The ROP Program raises funds each year by selling high quality, student made Storage Sheds.

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To view the Shed Purchase Agreement click here

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