
Skills Tested: Gold Level
In addition to the skills required for both Bronze and Silver
certificates, Gold certification requires competence in the following
areas:
Applied Mathematics

Decide what information, calculations, or unit conversions to use to solve the
problem

Look up a formula and perform singlestep conversions within or between systems
of measurement

Calculate using mixed units (e.g., 3.5 hours and 4 hours 30 minutes)

Divide negative numbers

Find the best deal using one and twostep calculations and then comparing
results

Calculate perimeters and areas of basic shapes (rectangles and circles)

Calculate percent discounts or markups
Locating Information

Sort through distracting information

Summarize information from one or more detailed graphics

Identify trends shown in one or more detailed or complicated graphics

Compare information and trends from one or more complicated graphics
Reading for Information

Determine the correct meaning of a word based on how the word is used

Identify the correct meaning of an acronym that is defined in the document

Identify the paraphrased definition of a technical term or jargon that is
defined in the document

Apply technical terms and jargon and relate them to stated situations

Apply straightforward instructions to a new situation that is similar to the
one described in the material

Apply complex instructions that include conditionals to situations described in
the materials

