The IHE offers membership at student, apprentice, associate member, member or fellow grades. There are also experience-only routes to membership. You’re welcome to join the relevant IHE grade provided you have the required experience and/or qualifications.
New members can join the IHE at any stage of the route below, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Choose a membership type on the interactive graphic below to explore the route.
Please choose a membership type on the interactive graphic below to explore the route.
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Is for students in relevant full/part time education
Currently in relevant full/part time education.
Is for apprentices working within the highways industry
In employment with a formal apprenticeship contract
Is for highways professionals working in non-engineering roles
Professionals working in the
Is for professionals working within the industry.
Relevant engineering qualifications AND/OR up to five years engineering experience.
Is for established practitioners with knowledge based on experience.
Engineering degree AND Two years engineering experience
Ten years experience (three in a responsible position)
Recognises significant responsibility and achievement.
IEng or CEng registration
Fifteen years engineering experience (five in a senior position)
IHE members can upgrade to another membership level with the necessary qualifications or experience.
We aim to deal with membership applications within six weeks but in some cases, we may need to refer your application to our Membership and Qualifications Committee which meets every two months.