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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.

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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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Submit your entry for Highways Awards 2024 Apprentice of the Year Award

  • Thursday April 25, 2024

The Highways Awards 2024 Apprentice of the Year category is proudly sponsored by the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE).

The Apprentice of the Year Award is given to an individual working in the highways industry for the first time who has made a considerable contribution in the workplace. The winning individual will demonstrate exemplary commitment to achieving any personal challenges and will be proactive in progressing their career development. Candidates can be from a formal apprenticeship, a side step into a new area of work or new to the industry at any level.

As a valued member of the IHE, we encourage you to consider nominating deserving candidates for this year’s awards. Whether it’s recognising a colleague, a standout product, or an exceptional project within your organisation, now is the time to shine a spotlight on those who have gone above and beyond.

Explore all 16 award categories, spanning partnerships, health, wellbeing & inclusion, digital transformation, road safety, active travel and more. Entry is free, offering you the opportunity to recognise and celebrate your achievements.

Please remember that while submitting nominations is free, finalists are required to attend the awards ceremony in September.

The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday, 7th June 2024.

For more information and to enter, visit: https://www.highwaysawards.co.uk/the-awards/enter-now/

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.