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About Us

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 believe we have an outstanding team dedicated to prioritising our members’ interests. If you’re seeking a rewarding and engaging career in a fantastic environment, consider starting your journey with us!

  • 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.

Professional Registration

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.

Work with us

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


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

IHE Courses & Conferences

  • IHE Member of the Month
    Shane Collins CEng FIHE

    Shane Collins CEng FIHE, Smart Cities Sector Lead, 4way Consulting I left university with a BA (Hons) in human geography, having identified during my third year that I wanted a career in transport planning. I was lucky enough to be offered a role with Morgan Tucker in 2007 as a graduate transport planner. I soon […]

  • Students star at Innovation Fest

    A recent Innovation Fest at Birmingham City University showcased the work of students’ ongoing research projects and facilities across the three colleges of computing, engineering and the built environment. The event provided an excellent platform for interaction between the university and industry – Birmingham City University was delighted to have Gafoor Din from the IHE […]

  • IHE Presidential Dinner – An evening fit for Kings and Queens

    Members of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) Council, along with family, friends and invited guests, gathered in Stirling Castle to celebrate the handover of the IHE presidency from one Scotland-based member to another. The guests were formally welcomed into the castle – the historic residence of Scottish royalty over the centuries – by a […]

  • IHE Traffic Signs 2024 Conference & Exhibition

    Early bird discount of 10% until 31st August The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) is pleased to announce the date of its popular Traffic Signs Conference & Exhibition. This foremost event for traffic signing professionals supported by the Department for Transport (DfT) is now in its 30th year.  For 2024 it returns to central Birmingham […]

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.