The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency offers free Regional Occupational Programs classes. High schools and community colleges host ROP classes for San Diego, California, residents age 16 and older. Eligible residents may enroll in any of more than 2,000 classes that meet at more than 108 locations.
San Dieguito Union High School District offers more than 265 tuition-free ROP classes annually, as of 2015. Students who take ROP classes to earn college credit may have to pay tuition fees to a community college, but not at the class site. All school districts in San Diego County maintain ROP Service Centers where counselors register students ages 16 to 18. The Health and Human Services Agency instructs all others to register for classes at the class location.