Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: March 17, 2018

Location: Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Dr, Baxter MN 56425

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:


    Nominations Due:

    Remarks: Testing begins at 10 AM. Arrive early to complete sign-in forms. RSVP with Craig Schultz at 218-203-4432 or [email protected] Planned to be conducted on outdoor track. Alternative option is indoor track at Forestview Middle School. Let test administrator know what level you plan to test at (Arduous, Moderate) prior to date of test. Dress accordingly.

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Craig Schultz
    MN DNR Forestry
    1601 Minnesota Drive
    Brainerd MN, 56401
    218-203-4432 (Office)
    [email protected]