Industry input is through the ITABs. The qualitative and quantitative data are fed into a computer model to conduct an integrated analysis, although this is not yet fully operational.
NSW has a strong state and regional infrastructure of 20 ITABs, regional industry advisory boards and TAFE institutes, which maintain a strong regional service role.
The analyses are moderated through industry advice, including input from the ITABs and advice from the providers.
** informal relationships between institute/college staff, industry associations and individual companies, as well as the ITABs. This includes linkages with and feedback from employers that recruit graduates from the institute/college;