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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.

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.

Resources

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

  • Online: Tree species selection and how to get it right in a changing climate

    This seminar from our PDP partner, TDAG, will explore the issues surrounding species selection and how all those engaged – landscape architects, developers, planners and arboriculturist – can make decisions that will support future resilience of the urban forest.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • RSTA Skid Resistance – 2 Day Course

    This two-day course from our Professional Development Partner, RSTA together with XAIS Asset Management, will help staff gain a competency and be able to demonstrate competency to auditors.

  • IHE Presidential Event 2024

    The IHE Presidential Event 2024 will take place at Stirling Castle. More details coming soon.

  • Pathways to Inclusive Innovation

    In partnership with Innovate UK, the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAENG) are delighted to host a unique event bringing together small and medium sized organisations to explore pathways to inclusive innovation that can help to unlock talent within their organisation. RAENG are offering 10 free places for IHE members.

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.