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5 minutes with an SBAT – Laura

01 Apr 2022

5 Minutes with an SBAT (Student Based Apprentice or Trainee)

Laura E


Are you doing an apprenticeship or a traineeship?



What is your Qualification?

Certificate III Commercial Cookery


Who is your employer?

Mexicoast Cantina, Toukley


What is the best thing about doing an SBAT?

Getting to start the career I want to pursue in the future now and getting a taste of what industry is like


What do you find most challenging?

Keeping up with school work on the day I miss at TAFE


What do you see yourself doing 5 Years from now?

Hopefully running a kitchen, or becoming known for my cooking


How has this SBAT changed you?

It has shown me many possibilities and opportunities that have come from my SBAT


What do you wish you knew before doing this SBAT?

That it is a long process to get started but definitely worth it, if it is something you are passionate about.


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