The administrative structure of the Institute has at its apex a Governing Council that is tripartite in composition i.e. with representatives from the Government, Employers and Labour with a Director-General/Chief Executive to handle the day-to-day activities of the Institute.

Core Departments
Trade Union Education Department
Labour and Management Relations Department
Academic and Distance Learning Department
Planning, Research and Curriculum Development Department
Social Protection Department
Entrepreneurship Development Department.

Support Departments
Human Resource Management/Registrar’s Office (HRM)
Finance and Accounts Department

Special Unit
Library Division

Other Units
Audit Unit
Public Relations Unit
Procurement Unit
Legal Unit
Stock Verification Unit
Marketing Unit
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Unit