Maritime Trade Technical Training
The Maritime Training Center is a one-of-a-kind facility that will provide company-specific job training to Alabama’s burgeoning shipbuilding industry. The center is a subsidiary of Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT), a division of the Alabama Department of Commerce, which encourages economic development through job-specific training. Training services are offered in many areas including, AIDT maritime courses, at no cost, to new and expanding businesses throughout the State.
The Maritime Training Center provides job seekers with the qualifications and skills needed to join the growing maritime industry, as well as to meet the needs of related industries throughout Alabama. It is a multipurpose training and education facility, featuring high bay welding shops, classrooms, and a computer lab. The center is a NCCER accredited training unit under the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium and a member of the Alabama Community College System.
The Maritime Training Center provides training for individuals and registered companies in several industry-specific skills. These classes are at no cost and advertised from time to time.