Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: March 27, 2018

Location: Fort Snelling State Park, Thomas Savage Visitor Center, St Paul 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:


    Nominations Due: 2018-03-15

    Remarks: A WCT session will be offered, after the RT-130 class (at approx 1500), dependent on track conditions. If you wish to take the WCT, please note that on your RT-130 nomination or contact Laura Soost at 612-279-3551 or [email protected]

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Laura Soost

    St Paul MN, 55111
    612-279-3555 (Office)
    [email protected]