Minnesota Combined Training Calendar

Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: March 13, 2014

Location: Forestview Middle School in Baxter, MN

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: 50

    Tuition:

    Nominations Due: 2014-03-07

    Remarks: Students should register early for the session.

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Mark Mortensen
    MN DNR Forestry
    1601 Minnesota Drive
    Brainerd MN, 56401
    218-833-8701 (Office)
    mark.mortensen@state.mn.us