Minnesota Combined Training Calendar

Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: April 10, 2014

Location: Park Rapids Area headquarters (Treadmill moderate only)

Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Course Description: Fitness Requirement:

Arduous: Pack Test

  • 3 mile hike over flat terrain
  • 45 minute time limit
  • 45 pound pack

    Moderate: Field Test

  • 2 mile hike over flat terrain
  • 30 minute time limit
  • 25 pound pack

    Light: Walk Test

  • 1 mile hike over flat terrain
  • 16 minute time limit
  • no pack

    Target Audience:

    Course Prerequisites: Personnel taking the work capacity test should only take the test necessary for the position they are performing.

    Course Pre-work: Work Capacity Test Applicants will need to send the Minnesota Work Capacity Test nomination form to the course administrator listed below. Work Capacity Text Packet/Nomination

    Class Size:


    Nominations Due: 2014-04-03

    Remarks: MNDNR Personnel wishing to take this WCT need to send there Minnesota Work Capacity Test Nomination Form to Mark Carlstrom 607 1st St. West , Park Rapids, MN 56470 or mark.carlstrom@state.mn.us by March 7, 2014 2014 1630 hours.

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Mark Carlstrom
    MNDNR Forestry Area Office
    607 1st St. West
    Park Rapids MN, 56470
    +1 (218) 732-3309 X2 (Office)