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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’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.

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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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Event Type: Industry Event

  • Hybrid Event: IHE 51st AGM 2024

    Notice is hereby given that the 51st Annual General Meeting of the members of the Institute of Highway Engineers Limited will be held as a hybrid meeting via Teams and in person at the Stirling Highland Hotel, Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU at 3:15pm on Friday 21st June 2024.

  • Coventry University: Transport Safety and Security workshop

    Our Academic Professional Partner, Coventry University, would like to invite IHE members to attend their Transport Safety and Security workshop at their Coventry campus on Wednesday 22nd May.

  • Active Travel England Webinar: Introduction to ATE Design Assistance and Scheme Review Tools

    Learn more about Active Travel England design assistance and scheme review tools in this introductory webinar. The session will give an overview of the following tools and user guides: ATE Crossing Selector Tool; ATE Route Cross-Section Tool; ATE Route Check; and ATE Area Check.

  • LGTAG Conference – Collaborative Research- From Research to Reality

    Our Professional Development Partner LGTAG are hosting their Presidential conference on 5th June 2024 in Oxford.

  • NWSRG Roadshow

    The NWSRG is launching a series of CPD-accredited local roadshow events this year to help boost knowledge and understanding of its national guidance for winter service. Authorities, contractors and those involved in highway operations local to the area are invited to attend and put forward ideas for the agenda.

  • Online: Getting it right for trees on streets and highways

    This seminar from our PDP partner, TDAG, will explore the issues of how can we ensure that street trees are regarded as assets, part of our critical infrastructure, rather than as liabilities?

  • SCI Event – Road surfacing binder – future challenges

    This event will be of interest to those working in highway authorities, civil and military airport authorities, road and railway engineering consultants, university civil engineering departments, construction materials testing laboratories, as well as materials suppliers and contractors, and road and airfield construction contractors and operators. IHE members can get a discount on the event fees.

  • RSTA – Microsurfacing Course

    A one day course providing a detailed technical introduction to the theory and practice of slurry surfacing, approved for CPD hours by the CIHT and IHE. IHE members are entitled to a 10% discount. Other dates and locations available.

  • RSTA – Microsurfacing Course

    A one day course providing a detailed technical introduction to the theory and practice of slurry surfacing, approved for CPD hours by the CIHT and IHE.

  • RSTA Surface Dressing – 2 Day Course

    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.

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.