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With over 3,500 members, the IHE helps highway engineers with their professional development.

We provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

We’ve been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989. You can take advantage of our extensive highways experience and trained specialist advisors, mentors and reviewers by becoming a member.

Why join the IHE?

Membership

IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience. Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers.

Professional Registration

Professional registration can increase your earnings potential, improve your career prospects and attain industry recognition for your years of experience, expertise and hard work.

Training & Qualifications

Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition

Training & Events

  • New Civil Engineer Future of Bridges Conference

    • Mon 25 Nov 2019

    Exploring innovation in the design, construction, monitoring and maintenance of bridges

  • Traffic Signing and Road Markings

    • Wed 27 Nov 2019

    This 4-day course provides both a theoretical foundation and practical experience in the design and implementation of traffic signing and road marking schemes.  It contains an introduction to the subject, but takes the concepts through to experienced practitioner level.

  • Technical Training and Innovation Day

    • Thu 28 Nov 2019

    LCRIG is pleased to be hosting their second Technical Training and Innovation Day in partnership with the RSTA and the IHE in Oxford.

  • What lies beneath? Ground penetrating radar

    • Thu 28 Nov 2019

    The IHE North Western Branch would like to invite you to a technical evening on Thursday 28th November 2019 in Preston.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Certificate)

    • Wed 15 Jan 2020

    The only UK course specifically for temporary traffic management designers, engineers and practitioners working in the planning and design of temporary situations on highways.

  • Winter Services Decision Making

    • Tue 21 Jan 2020

    The only accredited UK course for Winter Services Decision Makers and Managers. Winter Services is assuming greater professional and political significance in ensuring highway networks are available and safe for use at all times.

  • Engineering Technician/ICT Technician Workshops

    • Thu 23 Jan 2020

    Are you planning to submit your Engineering Technician/ICT Technician registration application later this year? Perhaps you have been struggling to find the time to assemble your submission or maybe you are simply unsure how to make that all important start. If so, then help is at hand with the IHE EngTech/ICT Technician workshops.

  • Highway Maintenance

    • Tue 04 Feb 2020

    This course, leading to the Professional Certificate/Diploma, offers the opportunity for those with appropriate maintenance engineering experience to expand upon their knowledge and demonstrate their competence in this increasingly important area.

  • Autonomous Vehicles

    • Tue 11 Feb 2020

    The IHE Scotland Branch would like to invite you to a technical evening on ‘Autonomous Vehicles’ on 11th February 2020 in Perth.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Diploma)

    • Wed 12 Feb 2020

    This course is a follow on from the Professional Certificate in Temporary Traffic Management course.

  • Dealing with tar bound materials

    • Tue 25 Feb 2020

    Details coming soon

  • Drone Technology and Vaisala Artificial Intelligence Asset Recording

    • Tue 10 Mar 2020

    The IHE Scotland Branch would like to invite you to a technical evening on ‘Drone technology and Vaisala Artificial Intelligence Asset Recording’ on 10th March 2020.

  • South Western Branch: Preparing for Professional Review

    • Wed 11 Mar 2020

    The IHE South Western Branch are hosting a Preparing for Professional Review workshop on 11th March in Wellington.

  • Bridges 2020

    • Thu 12 Mar 2020

    Registration is now open for the Bridges 2020 conference and workshop.

  • Road Safety Engineering

    • Tue 24 Mar 2020

    This course offers the opportunity for the Road Safety Engineer to expand their knowledge and demonstrate their competency in all aspects of road safety engineering.

  • Asset Management

    • Tue 31 Mar 2020

    Other dates available. This four day course leading to the Professional Certificate in Asset Management is designed for Engineers and Technicians who currently are in, or aspire to take, a Highways Asset Engineer/Manager role; or for Asset Management Professionals.

  • Highway Law: Principles and Practice

    • Thu 02 Apr 2020

    This course provides an interactive general guide to highway law for Highway Engineers working in all spheres but it will be of particular interest to those in Maintenance, Design, Development Management and Public Rights of Way.

  • Transport Development Management

    • Tue 21 Apr 2020

    This course delivers learning across the wide diversity of subjects a Development Management Practitioner requires, in both the private and public fields of work, which are assessed through assignments leading to a DM Foundation Certificate.

  • Cold Comfort Scotland 2020

    • Thu 23 Apr 2020

    The Cold Comfort Scotland conference aims to increase the knowledge and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of winter service operatives in Scotland.

  • Scotland Branch Annual Seminar and AGM

    • Tue 28 Apr 2020

    The IHE Scotland Branch would like to invite you to their annual seminar and AGM on 28th April 2020. The topic for the day is 'Weather Forecasting for Winter Maintenance MetDesk/BIM Technology'.

  • Asphalt for Highways and Other Paved Areas

    • Wed 13 May 2020

    The course is designed to provide an invaluable understanding of asphalt technology. The confusing range of UK surface course asphalts have characteristics which make them suitable for specific uses.

  • Cold Comfort 2020

    • Wed 13 May 2020

    A platform for driving technology and change in the winter sector.

  • South Western Branch Annual Seminar and Awards 2020

    • Thu 14 May 2020

    The IHE South Western Branch would like to invite you to their 2020 Annual Seminar on Thursday 14th May 2020 at the Flybe Training Academy in Exeter.

  • Road Safety - Engineering a Safer Solution

    • Thu 18 Jun 2020

    IHE Annual Conference & Exhibition

  • Traffex Seeing is Believing 2020

    • Wed 24 Jun 2020

    Real environments, real full-scale demonstrations and real conditions

  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

    This course provides an insight into the fast-changing landscape of Intelligent Transport Systems for Highway Engineers working in all spheres but it will be of particular interest to those working in Highways Authorities, ITS Consultants and ITS Companies.

  • Traffic Signal Control

    This annual residential course is for managers, engineers and technicians involved in the management, design or implementation of traffic control systems. The course is organised by IHE in conjunction with major UK industry players, the course complements the JCT Consultancy training programme.

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Find your local branch

IHE Branches are run by members for members.

They’re found in every region of the United Kingdom.  Our branches are led by an elected committee of IHE members who run regional activities such as site visits, CPD seminars, technical meetings and social events.

Access your local branch

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Scotland

The area the branch covers is the entire area of Scotland.

Contact information

scotland@theihe.org

Northern

We are hoping to re-establish this branch. Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

Email: web@theihe.org

Yorkshire & Humber

The area the branch covers includes the entire area of Yorkshire and Humber. Major towns and cities include Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Whitby, Scarborough, Hull, Grimsby and Richmond.

Contact information

web@theihe.org

North Western

The North Western Branch has been re-established. Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

Email: northwest@theihe.org

East Midlands

The branch covers the area within the East Midlands. Major towns and cities include Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Chesterfield, Lincoln, Buxton and Gainsborough.

Contact information

east_midlands@theihe.org

Mercia

The area the branch covers stretches from Stoke-on-Trent in the far north, to Stroud and Gloucester in the south. Major towns and cities include Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Telford, Stafford, Stoke, Gloucester and Worcester.

Contact information

mercia@theihe.org

North Wales

We are hoping to re-establish this branch.  Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

The area the branch covers includes Counties north of Carmarthenshire. Major towns and cities include Llandudno, Wrexham, Holyhead, Porthmadog, Newtown, Welshpool and Llangollen.

Contact information

web@theihe.org

South Wales

This branch has been re-established.  If you would like to volunteer to help out with branch activities please email us.

Email: South.Wales@theihe.org

Chilterns

We are hoping to re-establish this branch. Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

Email: web@theihe.org

Eastern

The area the branch covers includes counties within East Anglia. Major towns and cities include Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Cambridge and King’s Lynn.

Contact information

web@theihe.org

South Eastern

We are hoping to re-establish this branch. Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

Email: web@theihe.org

Southern

The area the branch covers includes the central southern area of England. Major towns and cities include Southampton, Worthing, Winchester, Woking, Guildford, Andover and Reading.

Contact information

southern@theihe.org

South Western

The area the branch covers includes the entire south west of England. Major towns and cities include Torquay, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Chippenham, Newquay and Penzance.

Contact information

south_western@theihe.org

Greater London

We are hoping to re-establish this branch. Please contact us if you’d like to help with new branch activities.

Email: web@theihe.org

Northern Ireland

The area the branch covers is the entire area of Northern Ireland.

Contact information

web@theihe.org

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  • 2 Northern
  • 3 Yorkshire & Humber
  • 4 North Western
  • 5 East Midlands
  • 6 Mercia
  • 7 North Wales
  • 8 South Wales
  • 9 Chilterns
  • 10 Eastern
  • 11 South Eastern
  • 12 Southern
  • 13 South Western
  • 14 Greater London
  • 15 Northern Ireland

Join the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers

IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience. Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers.