A/D Director
A/D Director

A/D Director

This course covers what you need to know to meet OSHA’s requirements for Assembly/Disassembly Directors. The program also includes assembling and disassembling cranes near power lines, how to identify safety hazards, and fall protection requirements. A/D Director Certification is available to those who qualify.

(Also see our Lift Director program.)


2 days | $595
CIA A/D Director Certification $295


  • Telescoping Boom Cranes
  • Lattice Boom Cranes
  • Tower Cranes


  • Responsibilities of the A/D Director
  • Addressing site-specific hazards
  • Assembling and disassembling near power lines
  • Configurations of boom assembly
  • Erecting and stowing jibs/extensions
  • Post-assembly inspection
  • Using assist cranes
  • Fall protection
  • Proper selection and use of rigging

A/D Director Certification Requirements

  • Complete the Crane Institute of America A/D Director training program
  • Possess physical ability to perform duties required of A/D director
  • Document at least two years work experience assembling and/or disassembling mobile or tower cranes.
  • Pass a written examination


You will receive

  • Mobile Cranes Handbook
  • Rigging Handbook
  • A/D Director Workbook
  • OSHA 1926 Subpart CC
  • Mobile Crane Hand Signal Card
  • Rigger’s Capacity Card
  • Certificate of Training
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