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Welcome to ROC!

The KHSD Regional Occupational Center is a public education career/technical training institution. There are a variety of programs offered to those interested in developing or improving job skills. All courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment. Classes at ROC are open to high school juniors, seniors, and adults.


Recent Posts

  • Pumpkin Spice is All the Rage

    Pumpkin Spice is All the Rage

    Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin latte, pumpkin hand lotion, pumpkin candles … Who doesn’t love pumpkin? Certainly the students of ROC’s AG Food Science class do. They spent a day in Shafter visiting […]

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  • Doggie Transformation

    Doggie Transformation

    Throughout first semester, ROC’s Veterinary Technology students get hands-on weekly experience in the care and keeping of dogs provided by the Bakersfield Animal Care Center. As the photos below show, the transformation […]

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  • Next Up: Robotic Surgery

    Next Up: Robotic Surgery

    Select ROC Robotics Engineering students recently attended a presentation at Kern Medical on Robotic Surgery, specifically the Da Vinci XI from Intuitive Surgical, Inc. The students were then encouraged to […]

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  • Pharm Tech Program Off and Running

    Pharm Tech Program Off and Running

    In recognition of National Pharmacy Technician Day, we wanted to give a shout out to one of our newest programs here at ROC, Pharmacy Technician. As the photos below lay […]

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  • The Faces of Perfection

    The Faces of Perfection

    September 2016 ROC takes student attendance seriously, not only because we are educators, but because employers consistently tell us this is one of the top “soft skills” which we can […]

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  • SkillsUSA Student Leadership

    SkillsUSA Student Leadership

    Congratulations to the ROC SkillsUSA Leadership Team for recently attending a regional leadership conference in Paso Robles. We look forward to a great year.

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  • Fabrication’s Blue Ribbon Fair

    Fabrication’s Blue Ribbon Fair

    Local fair-goers got a first-hand look at the quality education our up-and-coming tradespeople are receiving as the ROC Metal Fabrication class took the 2016 Kern County Fair by storm. Instructor Greg Moses and […]

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  • Industry pros speak with Video Gaming class

    Industry pros speak with Video Gaming class

    Section Studios employees Larry Charles, Jr. (Senior Game Designer) and Brandon Pham (Lead Environment Artist) joined the Video Game Design class via Skype to share their industry knowledge, experience, and expertise […]

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  • Law Enforcement hits the books

    Law Enforcement hits the books

    Law Enforcement is off and running, literally in this case as they’ve started their daily physical training. But it is not all fun and games (and sweat) … here are […]

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  • Video Gaming comes to ROC!

    Video Gaming comes to ROC!

    Video Game Design has come to ROC!  Students will be learning how to use the Unreal Engine 4 game making software, which is used to create some of the biggest […]

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