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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 believe we have an outstanding team dedicated to prioritising our members’ interests. If you’re seeking a rewarding and engaging career in a fantastic environment, consider starting your journey with us!

  • 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.


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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Progress your Professional Registration

  • Tuesday May 19, 2020

As an IHE member have you thought about achieving professional registration or progressing to the next level?

To gain Engineering Council registration, engineers and technicians prove their competence and commitment in a professional review of their portfolio submission to the IHE.

In recent weeks we have been bringing you step-by-step tutorials on how to achieve EngTech, ICTTech, IEng, CEng or CITP through the IHE.

If you have missed the tutorials, we might not hold a valid email address for you, or your email preferences may need updating.

If you would like to be sent the tutorials, please email with your choice of tutorial.

Step by Step Tutorials include:

Week 1 Establishing your route
Week 2 Getting started
Week 3 The application form – part one
Week 4 The application form – part two
Week 5 The application form – part three
Week 6 Completing your submission


To find out more on Professional Registration visit:

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.