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GK Polaris

Unlimited Training Subscriptions

Explore the possibilities of unlimited skills training

Like the North Star that guided explorers, GK Polaris illuminates the path for technology beginners and experts alike to develop the critical competencies to succeed in their jobs. Choose from three subscription plans that either provide unlimited access to live-streaming classes, on-demand training or both!

Overview of the GK Polaris Tiers

Get more training for your budget. Pay one price and get 12 months of unlimited training access.

GK Polaris

$99 USD

per student, per year

Unlimited access to:

430+ foundational on-demand courses from our partner Develop

Topics include cybersecurity, cloud, project management, software development and more.

ITIL® 4 Foundation and CompTIA A+ training

Microsoft end-user training

6,000+ videos that build expertise in Microsoft Office, Office 365 and Windows.

Dedicated Customer Success Manager

GK Polaris

$399 USD

per student, per year

Unlimited access to:

Includes GK Polaris Launch

On-demand courses, live labs and practice exams

Learn, practice and apply skills on your schedule with 24/7 access

Topics include:

AWS, Microsoft Azure, Windows, Google Cloud, cybersecurity and more.

Dedicated Customer Success Manager

GK Polaris

$2,999 USD

per student, per year

Unlimited access to:

Includes GK Polaris Launch and GK Polaris Accelerate

440+ live-streamed, expert-led courses

Take advantage of hands-on activities and real-time discussions.

Certification prep for 90+ certifications

Topics include:

AWS, Microsoft, ITIL, cloud, cybersecurity DevOps, analytics, project management and more.

Dedicated Customer Success Manager

An Unlimited Training Subscription That Helps Close Skills Gaps

In a global IT survey, IT decision-makers say skills training and maintenance are their biggest challenges.

GK Polaris provides you and your team the flexibility to develop new expertise and close skills gaps with cost certainty.

IT decision-makers who state they have skills gaps on their teams
Believe their organization doesn’t invest enough in skills development
Say their current training program is ineffective
Have struggled to anticipate skills needs

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Learn more about what’s included in each training subscription

What’s in GK Polaris Accelerate?

It’s your ability “TO DO” that shows how competent you are, and that’s the mission of GK Polaris Accelerate — develop competencies fast. You have access to thousands of beginner, intermediate and advanced experiential labs, practice exams and on-demand courses for AWS, Microsoft Azure, EC-Council, VMware, Windows Server, cybersecurity and more. Need guidance on where to focus your efforts? Your dedicated customer success manager can help provide personalized learning plans.

700+ Challenge Labs

Test, improve and reinforce your abilities through competency-building guided and unguided, real-world challenge scenarios in:


Cloud architecture



Microsoft Azure



Windows Server

and more

Cert Prep with 380+ Practice Exams

Prepare for select certifications with courses, labs and practice exams for:



Google Cloud

Microsoft Azure

Project Management

and more

Premium Cybersecurity Training

Over 270 EC-Council CodeRed Pro cybersecurity courses which includes over 6,000 topic videos

Intended for all skill levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced

Topics include:

Cloud computing

Data science



Web development

Cyber Ranges

Practice your cyber knowledge, skills and abilities in:

Capture the flag

Digital investigation

Penetration testing

Ethical hacking

New set of range challenges every month

Leader scoreboard

See where you rank against other cyber pros

AWS On-Demand

Authorized training for these job roles:

Cloud practitioner

Data analyst



Operations specialist

Data engineer

Business specialist

Microsoft On-Demand

Authorized training for these areas:


AI Builder



Office 365

Power BI

SQL Server


and more

What’s in GK Polaris Discovery?

For the price of one instructor-led course, you have unlimited access to over 440 live-streamed, virtual classes across 17+ topics; are provided a dedicated customer success manager who can help with course recommendations, learning path suggestions and usage reports; and receive GK Polaris Launch and GK Polaris Accelerate (with hundreds of labs and practice exams) at no additional cost.


Gain essential cloud skills, including:

Cloud administration

Cloud architecture

Cloud security

Prepare for 10 certifications, including:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


Build your cybersecurity expertise in areas like:

Information security

Risk management

Threat detection and response

Prepare for eight certifications, including:

CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

CISM – Certified Information Security Manager


Develop expertise in enterprise tech, including:


SQL Server

Windows Server

Prepare for over 40 certifications, including:

Azure Administrator Associate

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Other technologies and topics included in GK Polaris Discovery


Earn your ITIL 4 Foundation Specialist or Strategic certifications. Exam vouchers included.

Project management

Learn how to better manage projects, budgets and timelines, and prepare for the PMP® certification.

Business analysis

Learn the essentials of a business analyst and help your organization improve processes and meet objectives.


Learn how to leverage and develop impactful blockchain solutions.


Develop the skills to be an influential manager and coach your workforce to drive better results.

Microsoft Office

Increase productivity and improve efficiencies with Microsoft Office courses covering Excel, PowerPoint and more.
Buy GK Polaris Discovery

$2,999/year, per employee

Take advantage of volume pricing

We offer GK Polaris volume pricing starting at 150 subscriptions. Let us know how many employees will use the subscription plan and a Global Knowledge account manager will contact you about pricing.

Request team pricing

GK Polaris Astronauts
AWS authorized partner logo CompTIA authorized partner logo ITIL authorized partner logo Microsoft authorized partner logo
PMI authorized partner logoMirantisBlockchain Training Alliance
GK Polaris Accelerate and GK Polaris Discovery subscriptions include authorized training for leading technology companies and bodies of knowledge. This means you receive the most up-to-date information, tips and best practices in these areas.

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GK Polaris Launch

$99 USD

per student, per year

GK Polaris Accelerate

$399 USD

per student, per year

GK Polaris Discovery

$2,999 USD

per student, per year

Discovery Upgrade

Add a Microsoft Exam Voucher for $99

Bundle the Discovery plan with a discounted Microsoft certification exam voucher.

$3,098 USD

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What is GK Polaris

The GK Polaris subscription product provides bundled unlimited training opportunities and allows a subscriber to access live streaming and/or recorded video and other content via the internet. There are currently three Polaris plans.


Additional details about GK Polaris

The specific content topics and skill levels, as well as terms and conditions, may change from time to time, and may differ based on the GK Polaris plan purchased and the country of the subscriber. The purchase price is non-refundable, and non-payment is grounds for cancellation without notice. Purchasing a GK Polaris subscription gives a subscriber unlimited ability to view and engage in all aspects of the contents of that subscription, with some restrictions:

  • For live classes, space is limited in some courses and not all courses may be available to you at all times. Global Knowledge may cancel live classes due to low registration or other reasons.
  • Subscriptions are for a single user for one year, beginning on the first day of completed enrollment. Users must complete all courses for which they register prior to the subscription end date.
  • Misuse of the Polaris product could result in suspension or deactivation of a subscriber’s subscription. Misuse includes, but is not limited to:
    • Sharing login credentials or the content of any courses.
    • Failing to attend a live course registration or cancelling that registration less than 16 days before the course starts.
    • Enrollment in two or more live classes scheduled at the same time(s).
    • Any similar user behavior that is deemed unreasonable in the sole discretion of Global Knowledge.