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ICE North West supports around 6,000 civil engineers in the region. From those starting out in their career through to highly experienced engineers, there's something for everyone.  

Find out more about what we do in the region, including events and training near you, your latest civil engineering news, its work to promote the profession and how you can get involved.


New radio series tells story of “the engineering of the first modern city”

The Etihad Statium in Manchester. Photo credit: Sean Maher
The Etihad Statium in Manchester. Photo credit: Sean Maher

ICE North West has teamed up with Manchester-based community and internet radio station ALL FM 96.9 to make a radio series celebrating the infrastructure behind the world's first industrial city.

Making Manchester: The engineering of the first modern city, has developed from ICE's This is Civil Engineering campaign. It tells the story of city's civil engineering feats and the people behind the projects.

Programmes will be broadcast weekly on Mondays at 9am during January and February on a series of infrastructure themes and are presented by ICE North West's Spencer Fitz-Gibbon.

The programme broadcasts simultaneously via the internet at
Don't worry if you miss a programme, you can listen-again via

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Looking for help and advice on becoming qualified?

Our professional qualification training is here to help you, from advice surgeries to courses in passing your professional review.

  • Professional review preparation

    Written exercise webinar

    • 23 February, 2016

    The Written Exercise at the Member and Chartered Professional Review is a test of your knowledge of, and ability to communicate in, acceptable English.

  • Membership surgery

    Membership surgery, West Lakes

    • 01 March, 2016

    The North West Regional Support Team is holding an ongoing programme of membership surgeries for individuals who want to find out about routes to membership.

  • Professional review preparation

    Technical Report Route Webinar

    • 02 March, 2016

    For those who want to become professionally qualified but don't currently have the appropriate educational base for standard route, the Technical Report Route offers you a route to all levels of professional qualification based upon your experience and knowledge.

  • Membership surgery

    Membership surgery, Warrington

    • 08 March, 2016

    The North West Regional Support Team is holding an ongoing programme of membership surgeries for individuals who want to find out about routes to membership.

  • Routes to membership

    Technician membership webinar

    • 09 March, 2016

    Technicians play a fundamental role in civil engineering. Professional qualification provides industry recognition and bolsters career achievements.

    This webinar is an introduction to Technician Membership, providing guidance on the requirements and how to approach your application for this level of ICE membership. For further information please see Technician Professional Review Guidance.

  • Professional review preparation

    Construction contracts, Manchester

    • 10 March, 2016

    This seminar will cover the key elements of construction contracts, including responsibilities, risk, variations, payments, subcontracts and disputes, as well as highlights of the contract varieties.

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  • adding your expert knowledge to one of our panels or committees
  • writing for one our publications
  • visiting schools to help encourage the next generation of civil engineers

Getting involved with us is also a great way to help your professional development and further your experiences.

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