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FAST-TRAC 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.
FAST-TRAC's operations manager Ian McLaren explained: "We helped them survive in a more commercial environment.
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."
FAST-TRAC training executive Ian Gillespie said the trip was an ideal opportunity to assess the vocational skills of young people away from a classroom environment.
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.
"The training timeframe gives me something to work towards and every Fife Skillseeker has a FAST-TRAC training executive who can help with any problems.
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 programme .
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.