Skills for Home and Abroad

Former Central graduate Kirstin Casey is using the skills she learnt at Central to forge a career in the screen and media industry.

In 2011, Kirstin completed an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, specialising in production and earned a highly commended award in the Vocational Student of the Year category.

Since graduating, Kirstin has worked on a variety of international projects, most notably for Siren Films in Bangkok. She worked as Production Coordinator and Event Manager before taking on the role of Production Manager.

While at Siren Films, Kirstin was responsible for the production of a thirteen part television series ‘Thai Street Food with David Thompson’ for the ABC, where she managed all areas of production from budget through to scheduling.

Kirstin returned to Australia in April to take on the role of Operations Manager at SkillsOne Television in Sydney.

SkillsOne works with industry, educators and government to engage and promote career pathways in trades and emerging skill areas. It uses a variety of media to provide industry snapshots and vocational information.

With between 40-50,000 videos viewed on the website monthly, SkillsOne has become a key resource for career and industry advice.

Kirstin will return to Perth for the WorldSkills Australia National Competition as part of her role as Operations Manager.

The return to Perth completing the full circle – from local aspiring media student at Central, to national Operations Manager at SkillsOne.

 

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