To enroll in a course, please call:

SVI courses

South Seattle courses


Classes are held at the following locations:

Seattle Vocational Institute
2120 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98144

South Seattle College
6000 16th Avenue S.W.
Seattle, WA 98106


Navigating the College System 

Learn what it takes to succeed in college, from programs and funding, to enrollment and available support systems.

See flyer for program details or contact Daley Ruthven (206.436.8607) or Elisa Grant-Holler (206.436.8633) for more information; spring quarter begins April 4.

New Career Pathway! Women in Manufacturing

In the traditionally male-dominated field of manufacturing, employers are looking to address worker shortages and increase workforce diversity by hiring more women.

Now is the time for women to bring their unique skills to a thriving sector with high employment, well-paying jobs, and lots of advancement potential.

Contact Laura Drake (206.336.6979 or 425.395.5938) for more information; spring quarter begins April 4.


YWCA Career Pathways

Getting adults ready to succeed in school and improve their employability through short-term training. 

Student in Career Pathways class

The YWCA's Career Pathways program helps students navigate college, earn a certification and find work in a high-demand field.  

Qualified students are enrolled in short-term training and supported on their job search. Currently approved courses and colleges include:

This program is made possible by partnerships with Seattle Jobs Initiative and Seattle Colleges. 

what we do

Qualified students will receive:

  • College and career navigation
  • Tuition & transportation assistance
  • Support services
  • Case management
  • Job placement assistance

who we serve

To participate in this program, you must:

  • Be eligible for public assistance - basic food (BFET/SNAP)
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Not currently possess an AA or BA degree from the United States
  • At least 18-years-old
  • Live in Seattle, WA

Participants must complete an assessment and enrollment before registering for classes.