gave grant aid and software company VIS helped the school to obtain a computer- based resource.
Like the local Skillseekers, this was funded by FAST-TRAC
through Fife Enterprise who also fund training and job opportunities for over-25s.
Accepting the award, Mines Rescue Service Chairman Bert Wheeler thanked FAST-TRAC
for its assistance, adding: "In gaining accreditation to SQMS standards, the service is showing its total commitment to the provision of quality training.
The SCATS and FAST-TRAC
systems, partially implemented in Troy, are both a traffic signal control system utilizing video cameras linked to computers at the intersection to analyze conditions and activate traffic signals to reduce wait time at those traffic signals; and, in-vehicle guidance devices.
training executive Ian Gillespie said the trip was an ideal opportunity to assess the vocational skills of young people away from a classroom environment.
, the system being tested in one of the fastest-growing U.
Training was supervised and delivered by a specialist training company, the Hotel and Catering Training Company in Dunfermline and funded by FAST-TRAC
- the division of Fife Enterprise which manages their Skillseeker programme.
But Eric Goble, training executive at FAST-TRAC
- who manage Fife's Skillseeker programme - said: "The fabrication and welding sector has traditionally recruited experienced employees.
The county's pioneering youth training scheme called FAST-TRAC
has contracted some 1300 employers into its fold.
But, through the FAST-TRAC
Skillseekers programme, they were taken on as technical clerks.
Skillseeker Angela Beveridge (18) is the first female carpentry and joinery trainee to train under Fife's FAST-TRAC
But Sarah is no stranger to work, having done her training on the job, supported by JHP Training and funded by FAST-TRAC
, the Skillseekers management body in Fife.