Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)

Ed Castile

Executive Director and Deputy Secretary of Commerce

One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116

Phone: (334) 280-4400

Fax: (334) 613-3287


AIDT is a state agency established to build a healthy state economy by recruiting and training a skilled workforce to attract new industries to the state and to expand existing industries.

As a division of the Alabama Department of Commerce, AIDT provides a full range of customized technical training programs that are offered at no cost to employers and to the trainees.

AIDT offers services including trainee recruitment and screening, safety assistance, industrial maintenance assessments, continuous improvement/process improvement assessments, and leadership training programs.  Training is conducted by AIDT staff or contracted instructors and delivered through classrooms or 38 Mobile Training Units (MTUs) customized to meet specific company needs which can be set up directly on the employer’s site.