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The NRCPD is the national voluntary regulator of over 1,600 language service professionals including British Sign Language/English Interpreters and Translators, Lipspeakers, Notetakers, Speech to Text Reporters and Interpreters for Deafblind People.

Our primary purpose is to protect d/Deaf* and deafblind people and maintain public confidence in language services across the UK. To achieve this, we register language service professionals and set the minimum standards for them, investigate complaints about their fitness to practise, and work to ensure the quality of language services nationally.

NRCPD Updates

Are you interested in becoming a registered interpreter for deafblind people?

We want to hear from anyone who wants to do the Signature Level 6 course in Working Effectively with Deafblind Manual, Visual Frame and Hands on Signers.

Practice Guidance Review Report

The NRCPD Strategy states our commitment to strengthening regulation and developing the professions. The Code of Conduct, practice restrictions and CPD requirements go some way to...