Accrediting academic courses
IHE is licenced by EC (UK) to accredit CEng, IEng and EngTech courses which it does as a partner in the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) with ICE, IStructE and CIHT. IHE has two members in the Board. Teams of JBM assessors visit Universities to accredit degrees, HNDs, NDs, Foundation degrees, NVQ3s which are considered by the Higher Level Panel. All recommendations are put to the partner Institutes’ Committees for decision. Interested members are welcome to apply to become JBM assessors.
IHE is licenced to accredit local authority and company training schemes for IEng and EngTech. The Professional Certificates list competences specialist engineers should cover.
This is a service IHE offers providers who can apply for accreditation of their company or just one course. Members with relevant knowledge are approached to assess courses on an ad-hoc basis.