Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: March 09, 2018

Location: UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Dultuh 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 Test Packet/Nomination

    Class Size: 15


    Nominations Due: 2018-03-02

    Remarks: Time is 0800 - 1600 (7 heats) Heats will begin on the hour, every hour; limited to 15 folks per heat/hour. The course is in the UMD Ward Wells Field House, 1228 University Dr, Duluth MN. It is an indoor track and field. The surface is paved concrete with a rubberized surface; smooth, flat conditions. 12 laps = 1 mile A backup date for inclement weather will be in April (specific date TBD) at the Cloquet High School Track.

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Josh Muchow
    MN DNR Forestry
    1604 S. Hwy 33
    Cloquet MN, 55720
    218.878-5647 (Office)
    [email protected]