There is no training “necessary” however it is highly recommended. The first thing you need to do is file a bond in the county with an application. You can order the bond from https://al.notary.net/supplies.cfm. Let me know if there is anything else I can help with.
Hello Davo67 take LindaH/FL and AndyLJohnson’s advice they are the true senior experts in this field, just been here in the forum for awhile and reading threads and comments posted by them have gained me a deeper understanding about this industry as a newbie it is really a big help, about becoming NP in Alabama I believe you must see this https://al.notary.net/ then contact AndyLJohnson