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Kim Espinoza - Community Services

I had been working in a number of different roles, but was still trying to find an area that I was really interested in.

Kim Espinoza
Kim Espinoza - Graduate, Community Services

I am quite picky when it comes to study, but I knew someone who had studied a community services course at CIT and really enjoyed it. I had always been interested in people, so I decided to enrol.

I studied both the Certificate IV in Youth Work and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs, and I have almost completed all of my subjects.

I have really enjoyed the courses. The teachers are a wealth of knowledge - they're very open to new perspectives which I like, and they’re not too conservative about how they do things.

I studied at CIT Woden, and it was a great place to meet lots of people of different backgrounds and ages. And the hours were great – you can choose options that fit in with your lifestyle.

I’m currently doing work experience at a youth centre as part of my studies. It's great getting hands-on experience and developing more social skills. I find the experience really helps with your studies, because you can study something all you want, but it's entirely different to actually do it.

I hope to continue to work in the field and possibly incorporate more study, in particular in psychology.