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Why join the IHE?


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

  • Online: Mobility and Cities - Policies and Practice

    • Wed 08 Feb 2023

    The IHE Middle East Branch would like to invite you to their next technical webinar on Wednesday 8th February 2023.

  • The Glasgow Motorway System - A Brief History

    • Tue 21 Feb 2023

    The IHE Scotland Branch would like to invite you to their next technical webinar on Tuesday 21st February 2023.

  • Online: Active Travel - Planning & Design

    • Wed 22 Feb 2023

    This course provides delegates with the information and skills to develop designs for walking and cycling infrastructure within the UK regulatory framework. The Department for Transport Cycle Proofing Working Group has listed the IHE Professional Certificate & Diploma in Active Travel as an acknowledged product for engineers planning and designing active travel infrastructure.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Certificate)

    • Tue 07 Mar 2023

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

  • Bridges 2023

    • Wed 08 Mar 2023

    The annual Bridges conference and exhibition is the leading event for bridge owners and operators in the UK will take place on 8th-9th March at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

  • Engineering Technician/ICT Technician Workshops

    • Wed 08 Mar 2023

    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.

  • Transport Development Management

    • Tue 14 Mar 2023

    IHE’s Transport Development Management course is the only one in the UK designed specifically for transport practitioners working in Development Management roles and leads to the IHE Professional Certificate/Diploma in DM.

  • Online: Preparing for Professional Review Workshop

    • Wed 22 Mar 2023

    The IHE are hosting a 90 minute online event on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 on Preparing for your Professional Review. This free event is open to members and non members.

  • Traffic Signing and Road Markings

    • Mon 17 Apr 2023

    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.

  • Online: Asphalt for Highways and Other Paved Areas

    • Tue 18 Apr 2023

    This online 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.

  • 2023 Passive Safety Conference

    • Wed 19 Apr 2023

    Passive Safety UK invites you to their 2023 Passive Safety Conference and Workshop. Whether you are very familiar with passive safety design but need a refresher/updating, or you would just like to learn the basics, this Conference and workshop is for you.

  • Cold Comfort Scotland 2023

    • Thu 20 Apr 2023

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

  • Traffic Signal Control - From Design to Implementation

    • Mon 24 Apr 2023

    This 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 and complements the JCT Consultancy training programme.

  • TTF Annual Conference 2023

    • Tue 25 Apr 2023

    The extremely popular Transport Technology Forum conference will take place this year at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds from 25 – 27 April.

  • Structural Engineering for Non Structural Engineers Course

    • Wed 26 Apr 2023

    This course is a great opportunity for engineering industry professionals who might need an understanding of structural engineering in their day-to-day job but are not trained structural engineers. The course will also allow knowledge of the tools available to structural engineers to counter various effects and appreciate the concept of efficient design and its impact on embodied energy cost.

  • IHE Mercia Branch Awards 2023

    • Thu 18 May 2023

    The annual IHE Mercia Branch Awards showcase the collective and individual achievements of highway engineers and engineering nationwide.

  • Cold Comfort 2023

    • Wed 24 May 2023

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

  • Traffex | Parkex 2023

    • Tue 06 Jun 2023

    This year's Traffex/Parkex will take place in person at the NEC Birmingham from 6t-8th June 2023. It is the UK’s largest dedicated traffic management, transport and parking event; connecting forward thinking innovators with central government, local authorities and the traffic and mobility supply chain.

  • LCRIG Innovation Festival - Making the case for Innovation

    • Tue 04 Jul 2023

    This LCRIG event has been established to 'make the case for innovation' and will bring together local authorities, central government, the supply chain, associations and academia.

  • Winter Services Decision Making

    • Wed 30 Aug 2023

    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.

  • JCT Traffic Signal Symposium and Exhibition

    • Thu 14 Sep 2023

    The 2023 Symposium will be held on Thursday 14th September and Friday 15th September at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham City Campus

  • Strictly Highways 2023

    • Tue 03 Oct 2023

    Details coming soon

  • Highways UK 2023

    • Wed 18 Oct 2023

    The Highways UK event brings together the people responsible for planning, developing, managing, maintaining, and future-proofing the nation's roads networks.

  • Road Expo Scotland and Bridges Scotland

    • Tue 28 Nov 2023

    Road Expo Scotland and Bridges Scotland will be held at The SEC in Glasgow on 28th-29th November 2023 and will continue to be the country’s only event dedicated to help ‘future-proof’ the Scottish road network.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Diploma)

    The Professional Diploma at Intermediate level (QCF 4/5) is offered as part of the Institute of Highway Engineers Highway Academy programme and is aimed to develop the highway engineering knowledge of the individual so they can exercise engineering judgement on behalf of their employer at temporary traffic situations.

  • Road Safety Engineering

    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

    This course is currently under review and we hope to launch the new course later this year.

  • Transport Network Resilience

    This new two day residential course is intended for highway professionals including the supply chain to provide best practice in carrying out the tactical level role of coordination during a major incident.

  • Introduction to ITS Course

    This 2 day course aims to provide an introduction to ITS outlining an understanding of the principles of the use of ITS and also provide confidence on the principles and practices of it’s deployment.



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.


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

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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.

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North Western

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


East Midlands

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

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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.

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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.

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South Wales

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



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 within East Anglia. Major towns and cities include Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Cambridge and King’s Lynn.

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South Eastern

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

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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.

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Greater London

The area the branch covers is the entire area of Greater London

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Northern Ireland

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

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Middle East

This Branch covers all areas in the middle east.

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Professional Development Partners

A New Winter Approach   Applied Driving Techniques   ASI Solutions   BEAR Scotland   Buchanan Computing   Clearview Intelligence   Connected Safety Net Ltd
Jacobs   JCT Consultancy   Keysoft Solutions     Local Transport Projects   NAL Logo   RSTA Logo
Telford and Wrekin Logo   Tensar   Trees and Design Action Group Trust   WJ Logo            

Academic Partners

London South Bank University   Nottingham Trent University


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