CCOC – Central County Occupational Program – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is CCOC and how does the program work?
CCOC is a career development and technical job training facility where students come to learn a career that leads them to college or directly into the job market.
Students choose a career-field that he/she wants to learn (see Career Clusters); and attend regular high school for half of the school day and CCOC for half of the day. Two daily sessions are offered: three hours from 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Free-of-charge busing to and from the high school is available. Students may also drive to CCOC or be transported by others.
Interested students need to make arrangements to take classes at CCOC through their high school guidance counselor.
In most CCOC classes college credits can be earned by students who earn grades of “A” or “B”. On entering college students will have a head start on their college requirements.
Who is eligible to attend CCOC?
If the high school student is a junior or senior (or age 16), he/she is eligible to apply to CCOC through their high school counselor. There is no cost for high school students to attend CCOC – it is a public school, and part of the California State Department of Education.