ROP Education Center
385 N. Muller Street, Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 502-5800


BITA 1: Foundation of Residential and Commercial Construction

Hammer out your future!

The Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) trains students in construction and building design, performance, sustainability and the manner in which residential and commercial structures are designed and built. Students learn industry standard safety habits and procedures, vocabulary, use of hand and power tools, blueprint reading, measurement and estimating. During simulated builds, students acquire experience working with building materials. There are construction competition opportunities during the year.


  • Industry Sector: Building and Construction Trades
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): Eligible
  • Level: Introductory
  • Articulation Agreement Details: Fullerton College (2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2019-2020: Student must complete BITA 1-4)
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: G - General Elective (1 year required)
  • Certifications: None
  • Class Location(s): Anaheim HS, Brea Olinda HS, Magnolia HS, Savanna HS, Valencia HS, Western HS, Brea JHS
  • Notes:

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    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.