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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: IHE Middle East Branch 1st AGM

    • Thu 25 Aug 2022

    Notice is hereby given that the 1st Annual General Meeting of the Middle East Branch of the Institute of Highway Engineers will take place at 19.00 hrs (Doha Time), 25th August 2022 via MS Teams.

  • Online: Application Technology Manager-Reinforced Soil Structures (EH)

    • Mon 12 Sep 2022

    The IHE North West Branch would like to invite you to an online CPD event on Monday 12th September 2022 on 'Application Technology Manager-Reinforced Soil Structures (EH)'.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Certificate)

    • Tue 13 Sep 2022

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

  • Road Safety Engineering

    • Tue 13 Sep 2022

    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.

  • JCT 27th Traffic Signal Symposium and Exhibition

    • Wed 14 Sep 2022

    The 2022 Symposium will be held on Wednesday 14th September and Thursday15th September at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham City Campus

  • Managing Skid Resistance UK

    • Wed 14 Sep 2022

    Set up to drive the debate on the subject of managing skid resistance on the UK road network, Managing Skid Resistance UK – The Facts and the Friction – will give local authorities and other road operators insight into how to better manage skid resistance and understand how this can be successful delivered as part of a more proactive maintenance strategy.

  • Engineering Technician/ICT Technician Workshops

    • Mon 19 Sep 2022

    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 online workshops.

  • Winter Services Decision Making

    • Tue 20 Sep 2022

    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.

  • Introduction to ITS Course

    • Wed 21 Sep 2022

    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.

  • Traffic Signal Control - From Design to Implementation

    • Mon 26 Sep 2022

    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.

  • ISAVFT 2022

    • Wed 28 Sep 2022

    ISAVFT will provide the opportunity to explore operational issues, maintenance and plant failure, and experiences from tunnel fires and similar events. In line with the goals of COP26 summit, the main theme of the 2022 symposium is Sustainability. 

  • Active Travel - Planning & Design

    • Tue 04 Oct 2022

    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.

  • Strictly Highways 2022 - Making the case for local roads

    • Tue 04 Oct 2022

    The seminar programme for this year’s event will highlight projects and initiatives that have directly led to savings for the sector and/or examples of where money has been put back in as a result of work carried out.

  • Temporary Traffic Management (Diploma)

    • Tue 04 Oct 2022

    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.

  • Transport Development Management

    • Tue 04 Oct 2022

    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.

  • Southern Branch Annual Seminar: Highway Engineers - Passing the Message

    • Thu 06 Oct 2022

    The IHE Southern Branch would like to invite you to their annual seminar on Thursday 6th October on 'Highway Engineers - Passing the Message'.

  • 2022 Passive Safety Conference

    • Fri 14 Oct 2022

    Passive Safety UK invites design engineers, specifiers and road safety auditors to this Passive Safety Conference to find out what was intended and achieved by the crash demonstrations and how this is to be used in future advice and standard updates. The conference will be integrated with a large exhibition of passive products and experts from industry will be on hand to explain how their products work.

  • Highways Awards 2022

    • Wed 19 Oct 2022

    Now in its 19th year, these prestigious awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the people, teams and projects that have gone above and beyond to keep our country moving.

  • Traffic Signing and Road Markings

    • Tue 25 Oct 2022

    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.

  • Highways UK 2022

    • Wed 02 Nov 2022

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

  • Online: Asphalt for Highways and Other Paved Areas

    • Wed 09 Nov 2022

    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.

  • Highway Law: Principles and Practice

    • Tue 15 Nov 2022

    This course provides a general introduction 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. Practical examples of different problems arising from the law will be addressed, including those from delegates if prior notification is given.

  • Road Expo Scotland and Bridges Scotland

    • Tue 29 Nov 2022

    Road Expo Scotland and Bridges Scotland will now be held at The SEC in Glasgow on 29th-30th November 2022 and will continue to be the country’s only event dedicated to help ‘future-proof’ the Scottish road network.

  • 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.



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.

A branch has also been established in the Middle East:

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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

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


Northern Ireland

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

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  • 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

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