The  Directorate of Industrial training is the headquarters of the Industrial training department in kerala.  The Industrial training department functions under the ministry of Labour & Skills. The are 91 Industrial training Institutes under the department and 350 Private ITI's under the Department. The department also has  around 3555 staff involved in  training under the CTS, ATS and other schemes

The Director of Employment & Training is  also designated as the State Apprenticeship Adviser. There 9 Related Instruction centers (RI Centers) in 9 Districts  of the state and 5 office of Assistant Apprenticeship Advisors.