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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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Nominations open for Student Member on IHE Council

  • Friday April 14, 2023

A vacancy is now available for an IHE Student Council member effective from the June 2023 AGM.

Joining Council can offer numerous benefits for students, including networking opportunities, improved communication skills, personal growth, influence on Institute decisions, and enhancing your CV.

Council meets three times per year with all reasonable costs reimbursed. Members will also be allocated to a Portfolio Group with regular online meetings. You can find out more information on how the IHE is run by clicking here.

If you wish to be nominated can you complete the form below and return to us electronically by 12pm on Friday 5th May 2023. A ballot will be held between the 15th and 26th May 2023.

If elected, members will join Council at their next meeting on Friday 30th June 2023.

If you would like any further information please contact steve.spender@theihe.org.

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.