Minnesota Combined Training Calendar

Course: WCT (State): Work Capacity Test

Dates: March 20, 2014

Location: Site Locations: 1. Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center 2. Detroit L

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:

    Tuition:

    Nominations Due:

    Remarks: Site Locations: 1. Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center 2. Detroit Lakes High School -- Depending on the day, weather, traffic and type of WCT needed we use the best available site. Date:

    Send nominations via your agency training representative to:
    Mark Carlstrom
    MNDNR Forestry Area Office
    607 1st St. West
    Park Rapids MN, 56470
    +1 (218) 732-3309 X2 (Office)
    mark.carlstrom@state.mn.us