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Our vision is to be the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers. Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

  • Learn about the IHE. IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience.

  • We’ve been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989. We’re proud of our long history and provide our members with 50 plus years of highways experience.

IHE Membership

Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers. We offer membership types for highways professionals at every stage of their career.

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Becoming a professionally registered engineer demonstrates your high standard of competence and commitment. By choosing to register, you set yourself apart as an engineer with high standards and also demonstrate your commitment to maintain that competence in the future.

Academy Training

The IHE Highway Engineering Academy offers industry-led training in highway engineering. Through one of our specialist training courses leading to an industry-recognised Professional Certificate or Diploma, the HEA delivers the qualifications, skills and knowledge demanded by the highways industry which are in short supply today.

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Professional Development Partnerships are open to Highways Sector businesses, Local Government Authorities, Academic Institutions, Professional Engineering Institutes and other Highways interest based organisations.

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We administer the registers for Highway Inspectors and Road Safety Auditors as well as manage our active forums contributed to by highways professionals.

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Annual Award Winners

  • Wednesday July 17, 2019

At the annual dinner held in Glasgow, IHE president Jonathan Pearson announced the winners for the best submissions for Professional Review within the last 12 months.

Those successful were:

  • Chartered Engineer Award 2019 – Russell Hayes
  • Incorporated Engineer Bryan Sefton-Smith Award 2019 – Thomas Emmett
  • Engineering Technician Norman Blackmore Award 2019 – Richard Coy

Award of Merit

Alistair Donald (Scottish Treasurer), who has been the branch treasurer for 14 years, was awarded a Certificate of Merit in recognition of his service to the IHE Scottish Branch. Campbell Divertie has also been awarded an IHE Certificate of Merit in recognition of his long service to the Institute. Both received their awards at the Glasgow Dinner.

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.