Registered BSL Translators (RSLT) work by translating written text to British Sign Language (BSL). They can relay from English to BSL, using live broadcast, on a one-to-one basis or from a video recording.
Sign Language Translators are used for deaf people who use BSL as their first language and who may not understand written English.
They may be used to translate information from English to BSL for the following:
Sign Language Translators work in different domains such as:
Sign Language Translators are qualified and registered with the National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and DeafBlind people (NRCPD). They follow a Code of Conduct, have an up to date Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), hold Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) and are subject to a complaints procedure.