What is mentoring for business? What's the benefit for my company?

Mentoring allows your group plan users to connect directly with an expert on a skill or technology they need help understanding. These are live videoconference mentoring sessions on the topics your users need assistance with. We offer mentoring on current technologies as well as both legacy and cutting-edge systems.

Your users can understand best practices, get ready for certification, and even apply new technologies such as machine learning. This goes beyond the video courses available on Pluralsight to bring customized help and training to your users.

Enterprise plans on Pluralsight include six 15-minute mentoring sessions per user per year and professional plans can purchase mentoring as an add-on (enterprise plans can also purchase additional sessions). Click here for more ways Mentoring can expand your company’s learning and how to get started.

To learn more about purchasing mentoring for business, please contact your sales representative or contact us at sales@pluralsight.com.

Something doesn’t look right on my group mentoring dashboard, who should I reach out to?

You can contact your sales representative or mentoring@pluralsight.com. We're happy to help and solve issues that come up.

How much does mentoring for business cost?

Professional plans do not include mentoring, but can purchase mentoring sessions as an add-on. Enterprise plans include six 15-minute sessions per user per year, but also have the ability to purchase additional sessions.

To learn about pricing, please contact your sales representative or contact us at sales@pluralsight.com.

Can a group plan purchase mentoring credits?

Yes. Professional plans: please contact your sales representative to purchase mentoring credits.

Enterprise plans: you will receive a number of credits per license. Please contact your sales representative to purchase additional mentoring credits.

Note: Plan administrators (or team managers, depending on permissions levels) can limit which users have access to mentoring. Any user with mentoring access can use the pooled mentoring credits. In the near future, plan admins will have more control over mentoring credits.

To learn about pricing for mentoring sessions, please contact your sales representative or contact us at sales@pluralsight.com.

Is there a minimum number of mentoring credits a group plan can purchase?

There is no minimum to the number of mentoring credits a group plan can purchase, regardless of the group size. 

For example, a plan administrator with 600 licenses may purchase 5 credits should they choose to do so.

How many mentoring credits are included in enterprise plans?

Enterprise plans include six 15-minute mentoring credits per user per year, and plan administrators can purchase more through their sales representative.

The first five minutes are a "grace period" during which you can determine if the mentor is the right fit for your request. If in the first five minutes you feel the mentor isn't right, the session  credit won't be deducted from the account.

Note: Plan administrators (or team managers, depending on permissions levels) can limit which users have access to mentoring. Any user with mentoring access can use the pooled mentoring credits. In the near future, plan admins will have more control over mentoring credits.

If your group is interested in purchasing additional sessions, please have a plan administrator contact your sales representative or contact us at support@pluralsight.com.

How long are mentoring for business sessions?

Mentoring for business sessions are 15 minutes, and multiple sessions can be consumed in one request.

Note: the first five minutes are considered a grace period, which allows you to determine whether the mentor is right for your request. If in the first five minutes you feel the mentor isn't right and you end the session, it won't be deducted from your account.

What if a mentoring for business session goes longer than the 15 minutes?

Multiple 15-minute credits can be consumed in one session.

Note: The first five minutes are considered a grace period, which is a time for you to determine whether the mentor is right for your request. If in the first five minutes you feel the mentor isn't right and you end the session, it won't be deducted from your account.

Can a group plan make mentoring only available to some users?

Yes; a group plan that has mentoring for business can make mentoring only available to some users. However, it cannot allocate specific sessions to specific users. All mentoring session credits are pooled and available to all users with account permission to access mentoring.

Do mentoring for business sessions expire?

Yes, mentoring for business sessions expire in conjunction with the subscription expiration.

How can I see my group plan’s mentoring credit balance?

In the left-hand panel, in Admin Tools, select Account, then Subscription, then scroll down to Mentoring to see how many mentoring session credits your group plan has available.

You can reach out to your sales representative to add more mentoring credits. Your rep is listed right below the mentoring credits, under Pluralsight contact.

Your mentoring sessions display under Admin Tools > Account > Subscription > Mentoring.


I want mentoring on my group plan for a topic that isn’t in the mentoring database.

Pluralsight has mentors for over 70 distinct skill areas, including JavaScript, .NET, iOS, Maya, Photoshop, and many more.

We're dedicated to help your company’s needs. Need mentoring on a topic that isn't listed on our platform? Send our Concierge mentoring service a message at mentoring@pluralsight.com with a description of what you need help with, including your goals and the technologies or skills involved.

We will do our best to find an expert that can mentor your users on the topic you need. This is a service provided to all mentoring-enabled group plans at no additional charge.

How do I disable or enable mentoring for my users?

In the left-hand panel, in Admin Tools, select Organization. You’ll see a list of all users on your group plan.

In the list of users, you’ll see a column called Mentoring, with a toggle button for each person.

To enable mentoring for one user, press the toggle button to move the button to the right and show a green background. To disable, press the toggle button to move the button to the left, and display a gray background.

You can enable or disable mentoring in bulk, as well. Simply check the box at the top of the list of users. You may see orange text that invites you to select all users on your account. Then, press Mentoring in orange text and select Turn mentoring on or Turn mentoring off.

To turn mentoring on or off in bulk for your users, check the checkbox at the top of the list of users, then click Mentoring and select Turn mentoring on, or Turn mentoring off.

How can I see what topics my users are getting mentoring on?

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