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When to book an interpreter

When to book a single interpreter to work alone 

Interpreters work primarily on their own. Assignments lasting less than one hour can be carried out using one interpreter, each situation should be assessed to identify the requirements. 

When to book more than one or a team of Interpreters  

For assignments expected to last longer than one hour a team of two interpreters will be required to maintain high-quality standards.  Interpreters take turns every 20-30 minutes depending on the assignment. 

When to book a Deaf and hearing interpreting team 

For some assignments, a Deaf interpreter and a hearing interpreter will be required. In cases where the Deaf person has limited or no English or has additional needs, it is advised to book both a Deaf and a hearing interpreter to ensure the Deaf person’s need are met and high quality working standards.