An important function of the Alabama Ethics Commission is conducting mandatory training of Public Officials, Public Employees and Lobbyists.

Public Officials

Members of the Alabama Legislature:
  • Live Training once at the beginning of each Legislative Quadrennium

State Constitutional Officers, Cabinet Members And Executive Staff (as determined by Governor):
  • Live Training within 30 days after Governor is sworn into office

Municipal Mayors, Council Members/Commissioners and County Commissioners:
  • Within 120 days of being sworn into Office Online or Live Training

Public Employees

  • Public employees who have to file the Statement of Economic Interests form
  • Within 90 days of hire date
  • Online through Ethics website


  • Live Training provided 4 times Annually
  • Training must be obtained within 90 days of registering
  • See Lobbyists & Principals page for more information