Course: WCT (Federal): Work Capacity Test

Dates: April 05, 2018

Location: Laurentian Ranger District, 318 Forestry Rd, Aurora MN

Sponsor: US Forest Service

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:

    Class Size:


    Nominations Due:

    Remarks: Start time is 0900. Contact Jon Knapper well in advance of the WCT date.

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Jon Knapper

    218-229-8824 (Office)
    [email protected]