Vision Statement

Seattle Vocational Institute (SVI) will be a leading post-secondary educational institution in Washington State, providing high-quality short-term, high impact and customized training that meets local, regional and state workforce needs in the 21st century.

Mission Statement

SVI provides people from all walks of life with workplace competencies that lead to in-demand, sustainable employment and livable wages. We ensure opportunities for academic achievement through workforce preparation, lifelong learning and basic skills and literacy education, especially for underserved and under-represented individuals, by creating professional-technical programs and learning environments that are accessible, diverse, responsive and innovative.