About Us

Established in 1985

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The Lan-Grove Office Training Pty Ltd trading as The Sydney Business and Travel Academy (SBTA), SBTA Culinary Institute and The Sydney English Language Academy (SELA) is a Registered Training Organisation registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority, RTO ID 90412 and a CRICOS Provider, CRICOS Code: 0081A delivering nationally recognised courses in Australia. Since opening our doors in 1985 we have evolved into one of Sydney’s largest, most successful training providers, welcoming thousands of international students every year.

The Academy is committed  to quality assurance and continuous improvement as an ongoing process.

SBTA offers a diverse range of nationally recognised courses in Business, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Accounting, Project Management, Marketing and Communication faculties, all designed to equip students with the skills required to succeed in today’s dynamic global workplace. Our Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses also provide a pathway to a range of popular Australian universities.

As one of the longest established colleges, SELA has been endorsed by the NEAS Quality Assurance Framework as a quality provider of General English, IELTS Test Preparation, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Exam Preparation (CAE) and Cambridge First Certificate in English Exam Preparation (FCE). We also offer a range of innovative general English electives, and specially tailored courses for a variety of occupations. Students get to take part in fun social activities every term.

Located at 401 Sussex Street in Sydney; our premises are close to all major attractions and facilities including; Darling Harbour, World Square, Market City, Town Hall and Central and Town Hall Stations.

Our commitment is to deliver practical, job-focused training in a fun and flexible learning environment.

Whether your aim is to achieve employment success in your chosen field, continue to university or simply learn whilst enjoying Sydney’s fantastic lifestyle, we look forward to welcoming you to SBTA and SELA and working with you to achieve your goals.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our SBTA & SELA family.

Mission

To provide an exceptional learning experience in a fun, diverse and welcoming environment.

Our Values

Vision

Be the centre of excellence in Vocational and English language education

Our Facilities

Our Academy is equipped with spacious classrooms, computer laboratories fitted with modern computer workstations, and a fully-equipped food and beverage training room with a full size bar for our hospitality students. Our students can relax in our student recreational area with a balcony overlooking the Sydney skyline.

Main Campus

Cookery Campus

Be Part of the dream be part of us

As an SBTA and SELA student, you will be trained by leading industry professionals and enjoy access to some of the best training resources and learning technology available. Our commitment is to deliver practical, job-focused training in a fun and flexible learning environment.

Interested?

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Why Choose us

Our Location

  • Convenient central city location close to Darling Harbour, World Square and Market city
  • Only a few minutes’ walk to major train stations such as Central Station, Town Hall Station and close to the Central Bus Exchange and Light Rail.
  • Easy access to shops, restaurants and general services

Our Facilities

  • Spacious, energy-efficient classrooms, all equipped with short-throw projectors
  • IT labs equipped with the latest Thin-Client workstations and programs
  • Industry-standard bar and café training equipment for hospitality students
  • An open access internet café with the latest applications
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi access provided free of charge to all our students
  • Food and beverage-making facilities and a large adjoining indoor/outdoor breakout area
  • A food court, medical centre, retail outlets and business services located in the same building

Our services

  • An airport pick-up service for students arriving from interstate and overseas
  • Quality homestays and home shares to suit all budgets
  • Pre-arrival support and an orientation program on your first day
  • A multi-lingual student services team providing academic support and general assistance
  • A sophisticated eLearning platform containing course material, study guides and more
  • Convenient updates and reminders straight to your mobile
  • University pathway assistance for SBTA graduates

Ten reasons to study at SBTA

  1. One of Sydney’s leading training providers, a trusted brand since 1985
  2. A Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 90412) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority providing nationally recognised qualifications
  3. Catering for all your educational needs from English language preparation to vocational education and training to University pathways
  4. Practice job-focussed training delivered by leading industry trainers
  5. An exciting and tech-focussed approach to training
  6. A central city location in the heart of the student action
  7. A large, modern campus featuring top-of-the range facilities both inside and outside the classroom
  8. An extensive range of support services designed around your busy lifestyle
  9. Affordable, flexible payment options
  10. More start dates, more timetable options, more choices.

Be Part of the dream be part of us

As an SBTA student, you will be trained by leading industry professionals and enjoy access to some of the best training resources and learning technology available. Our commitment is to deliver practical, job-focused training in a fun and flexible learning environment.

Intersted?

To apply online just click the button below
Apply Now

Meet The Team

Thomas Thurner

Information Technology

Martin Durco

Information Technology

Dagmar Stefanik

Accounting

Suprim Gauchan

Accounting

Damien Bolte

Student Services

Mauro Pericone

Commercial Cookery
Coordinator

Romilly Hall

Director of Studies English
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