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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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Industry Event

RSTA Surface Dressing – 2 Day Course

  • CPD Value: This course is awarded 16 CPD hours
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Wed 06 Mar 2024 - Thu 07 Mar 2024 Welshpool Course cost at £530 (Discounts for IHE members - you will be asked for proof of membership when booking) Book now

Full Details

This two day course provided by our Professional Development Partner, RSTA. provides a detailed technical introduction to the theory and practice of surface dressing, approved for CPD hours by the CIHT and IHE.

The RSTA Silver Certificate is the only Certificate of Competence to show continuing CPD and is a mandatory requirement of National Highways Sector Scheme 13. (NHSS 13)

Surface dressing is a long established and proven highway maintenance technique involving the spray application of an emulsion bituminous binder onto a prepared road surface prior to the immediate application of aggregate chippings to ‘dress’ the binder.

Is this the right course for me?

RSTA Silver Certificate CPD courses are for Contract Managers, Contract Supervisors and Technicians to demonstrate they have received regular up-skill training every 5 years.

For more information email enquiries@rsta-uk.org or visit https://www.rsta-uk.org/courses/surface-dressing-2-day-course

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.