Workforce Planning and Development

In practice, workforce planning and development processes can help to ensure that you have the right people, in the right place, with the right skills at the right time.

Workforce planning and development processes involve determining skills and labour market needs in response to demographic, economic, geographic and labour market conditions and other challenges. 

The following resources will help you to get started.

Workforce Planning Connect

Workforce Planning Connect is a suite of user-friendly resources designed to support small and medium-sized businesses to undertake workforce planning, regardless of their knowledge or experience.


The Health Workforce Information Gateway (HeWI) is an online centre hosting links to source data, research, interactive resources, and health workforce planning tools and templates.

Choose Your Own Health Career

Choose Your Own (CYO) Health Career is an interactive website highlighting the many career paths that students can take to achieve a job in the health sector – all via a vocational education and training pathway.