CRC-Bronze Level

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

Applied Mathematics

  • Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers
  • Add or subtract negative numbers
  • Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages
  • Convert simple money and time units (e.g., hours to minutes)

Locating Information

  • Find one or two pieces of information in a graphic
  • Fill in one or two pieces of information that are missing from a graphic

Reading for Information

  • Identify main ideas and clearly stated details
  • Choose the correct meaning of a word that is clearly defined in the reading
  • Choose the correct meaning of common, everyday workplace words
  • Choose when to perform each step in a short series of steps
  • Apply instructions to a situation that is the same as the one in the reading materials


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040