Alabama Industrial Development Training

Building a better workforce.

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AIDT’s goal is to deliver unparalleled workforce development for Alabama’s new and growing businesses, all while expanding employment opportunities for the citizens of this state.

A division of the Alabama Department of Commerce, AIDT promotes economic growth through customized workforce training. AIDT's expertise in recruitment and pre-employment training not only grows current businesses but also attracts new industries and countless jobs to the state. Offered at no cost to employers and trainees, this service puts companies first, finding the right talent and preparing each individual to excel in their job.


Montgomery – Main Office

The Montgomery Center is the home office for AIDT. It houses the administration and support services for all AIDT projects.

One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116

Phone: (334) 242-4158
Fax: (334) 242-0299



Huntsville Center

The Huntsville Center fulfills the training needs of automotive suppliers and other industries within the Northern Alabama Region.

2903 Wall Triana Hwy., Suite 1
Huntsville, Alabama 35824-1537

Phone: (256) 461-7550
Fax: (256) 461-8153

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The Alabama Robotics Technology Park (RTP)

RTP is a collaboration between the State of Alabama, AIDT, Alabama Community College System and robotics industry leaders across the nation. The RTP consists of three individual training facilities, each targeted to a specific industry need.

Physical Address
6505 U.S. Hwy 31
Tanner, AL 35671

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609

RTP Phase I: (256) 642-2600
RTP Phase II: (256) 642-2610

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Forest Products Development Center (FPDC)

The Forest Products Development Center (FPDC)  works with industry, government, academia, and granting institutions to find solutions to barriers that hinder product performance or prevent product entry for sustainably green biomaterials from our natural resources with the eventual end goal of assisting local industry.

Mailing Address

P. O. Box 1996
Opelika, AL 36803

Physical Address
Southern Union Community College
1701 Lafayette Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801

Phone: (334) 745-6437 x5491

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Mobile Center

The Mobile Center fulfills the training needs of aviation, chemical, telecommunications and other South Alabama industries.

1854 Ninth St.
Brookley Complex
Mobile, Alabama 36615-4200

Phone: (251) 432-3336
Fax: (251) 433-2675

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AIDT Maritime Training Center

The AIDT Maritime Training Center in Mobile was designed specifically to meet the growing demand for maritime industry related training in Alabama.

360 Addsco Road
Mobile, AL 36602

Phone: (251) 405-8698
Fax: (251) 405-8699

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The Alabama Workforce Training Center (AWTC)

The Alabama Workforce Training Center provides training for the manufacturing and construction industries in the Birmingham and Central Alabama area.

3500 6th Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35222

Phone: (205) 719-3220

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Entertainment Media Production and Crew Training (EMPACT) is AIDT’s training program specifically to drive and build the crew base for the television and film industry here in Alabama.

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Division Contact Information


Department of Commerce

Phone (334) 242-4158

Fax (334) 242-0299

Ed Castile


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