By using the IHE website you agree to our privacy and cookies policy

Agree & Close

Search the IHE website

Type in the box below to search the website. Need help? Please contact us.

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.


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


News Archive

Join now

Joining the IHE is easy using our new online application process

Join us now

IHE signs latest PDP agreement

  • Tuesday October 10, 2023

The Institute is pleased to announce that it has signed a PDP agreement with Core Highways Group Ltd. Core Highways is a provider of Traffic Management and Associated Highway services and incorporates a number of individual organisations – Amberon Ltd, Barrier Services Ltd, Forest Traffic Services Ltd, JT&M Signs Ltd and MLP Traffic Ltd.

The agreement was signed during the IHE Council meeting held in Stratford Upon Avon between Simon White, Managing Director of Forest Traffic Services Ltd, who is also a member of the IHE’s national Council and IHE Chief Executive Steve Spender.

Steve Spender on signing the agreement said, “The institute is pleased to welcome Core Highways limited as our latest PDP partner and we look forward to working with the organisation in supporting their staff in the provision of training and where possible supporting them in seeking professional registration”.

Christina Scant, Group Head of Human Resource for the Core Highways group has commented, “As part of our strategic commitment to valuing our people I’m really pleased to work in partnership with the IHE to further invest in the professional development of our teams. This partnership will ensure employees across all our companies have access to further professional development opportunities within the traffic management sector“.

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.