Divine Light

A Study of Selected Verses of the Qur’an

Du’as, Tajweed, Word/Word Translation & Brief Tafsir

Let’s spiritually revive and prepare for Ramadan!

 A 12-Week Certificate Course for Young Boys & Young Men -Ages 16+

conducted by Br. Shuaib M. in English

Twice a week, Every Tuesday and Wednesday
6:30-8:30 pm
Feb 21st- May 17th, 2017
Flat Fee: $100 – includes registration, tuition, and books.
For Queries, please email: registrar@alhudainstitute.ca
Ever wonder what makes the Imam break down into tears while reciting the Qur’an in Tarawih?
Start unraveling the beauty hidden in the divine words that melt so many hearts!

What do you expect to get out of this course? 

  • A closer connection with the text of the Qur’an
  • Understanding of what the ayaat are saying without having to open a translation every time
  • A taste of the richness of meanings hidden behind each letter of the Qur’an and an appreciation of the beauty of the sequence of ayaat.
  • A Significant familiarity with many Arabic words and phrases in Allah’s Book.
  • Increased khushu’ in salah
The Qur’an contains oft-repeated words and phrases, by mastering them from a careful selection of ayaat and surahs in this course, you will connect with Allah’s book like never before! 

Additionally, this 12-week program will provide a foundation to those looking to improve their pronunciation of the Qur’an.

Introductory level rules of tajweed will be discussed. Those who are already at an intermediate to advanced level, advice and guidance will be provided on how to take their recitation to the next level, Insha Allah.
We will also discuss and memorize a number of Prophetic du’as and adhkaar.
This will help develop a closeness to the beautiful Sunnah of the Prophet SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam, teach us the etiquettes of Du’a, and give an insight into the wisdom of the Prophetic words SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam.

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible for the course?
  • Brothers aged 16+
  • Have the basic ability to read Qur’anic text.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Students must also have a personal interest to learn and understand the Qur’an.
I do not meet the prerequisites of this course. Do you offer any other courses where I can learn the Qur’an?

Yes, Alhamdulillah. Please click here for details on other Onsite & Online courses offered at Al Huda Institute.

I want to join this course but I am living outside Canada. What is the procedure to join this course?

This is a short 12-week course, offered for the first time, for local audiences. AlHuda Online offers some courses where young boys and young men are also accepted. Please visit www.alhudaus.com.

For any other long term courses also, Al Huda does not facilitate visa/residence arrangements.

I heard about the course late, can I still join? How will I cover the missed lessons?

Yes, late admissions are accepted upon meeting course prerequisites (see question no.1).

You are required to make up for the missed lessons in order to obtain a certificate in Divine Light class 2017. Please discuss with Brother Shuaib for more information.

Are there any age limits?
  • Boys – 16 and above [Assessment Based].

    This course is specifically being offered for young boys 16+ and up to mid 20s, to ensure  learning progresses in a comfortable and open atmosphere for students, with focus on young male adults and their perceptions, learning expectations are also set as age- appropriate.

My brother/son/nephew is very brilliant but he doesn't meet the minimum age requirement, can he please apply?

Students under the age limit will be interviewed by the Course Coordinator, to determine their level of comprehension. Students who don’t fit the learning expectations of the course are still welcome to attend class as listener.


What language is the course offered in?


Is there Hifz also in this course?

There is only some memorization of du’as in this course. However, the word to word Arabic to English translation of the selected verses will be required to be memorized. Students will be given guidance and tips on how to do this, while continuing with their regular weekday studies or work.

What are the subjects taught in this course?

This short course will focus on 3 T’s of the curriculum, namely the Tajwid, Translation and Tafsir.

Subject Code Subject
QUR 100 Al-Qur’an – Recitation and Tajweed of Selected Ayaat
QUR 101 Al-Qur’an – Translation and Tafsir of Selected Ayaat


How do I register?
The registrations are to be done Online Only. The online form can be found here.

Once the Online form is submitted and the fee is paid, an admission acceptance email from the Course Coordinator will be sent and then you may pay the course fee. It may take up to 5-7 days to receive any response. We will appreciate your cooperation.

When are we supposed to register by?

Ideally, registration should be completed before arriving for the first introductory Class on Feb 21st.  If you are late, you may still register as late as the first week of March.

Interview or Assessment: What should I expect?

For applicants below or above the age limits mentioned, there may be an interview needed to assess the suitability of this course for them. This Interview comprises of a basic Tajweed evaluation, a quick discussion of personal interests, and commitment level of the applicant.

What happens if the student enrols after the registration due date has passed? How will I cover the missed lesson?

You may come and speak to the course coordinator in person and will be guided.


When does the course begin?
The course begins on the evening of Tuesday, 21st February, 2017, inshaAllah.
What is the complete duration of the course as well as the days and timings?

Course Duration: 12 weeks

Starting date: 21st February, 2017

Completion date: 10th May, 2017

What are the class timings?

6:30pm8:30pm Every Tuesday and Wednesday (Except for Statutory Holidays)

Changing Salah times will be built within the timetable to ensure all students and team members pray in congregation according to Al Huda Masjid schedules.


What is the tuition fee of the course?

Flat Fee $ 100 – payable Online Only

Includes Registration Fee, Tuition Fee and Course Books

How can I pay my fees? Cash /Cheque?

Online payment Only here.

I cannot pay the fees, can I still do the course?

Since this is a short course, any one with financial challenges can attend the course as a listener and purchase the books needed.


What books are we required to have?

Needed books will be provided by the Course Coordinator on the Orientation day. If you join late, please contact him via email on when you can receive them.


Are there any tests or exams? If so, are they written or oral?

Yes. The Course Coordinator will inform about assessments during the first 2 weeks of the classes.

Is there active participation required in the course i.e., do I have to interact with Instructors/students?

Yes, each student online will be assigned a group. Students will do their lessons. Instructors will listen to students’ Tajweed, ask questions pertaining to their daily Tafsir lesson, and conduct various different activities related to the course material.


Are there any tests or exams? If so, are they written or oral?

Yes, there will be oral tests and Online assignment and students will be given a time limit to attempt the assignment at home.

Is there active participation required in the course i.e., do I have to interact with instructors/students?

Yes, each student whether on-site or online will be assigned a group. Students will do their lessons. Instructors will listen to students’ Tajweed, ask questions pertaining to their daily Tafsir lesson, and conduct various different activities related to the course material.


In order to obtain the certificate, am I required to complete all the tests/assessments?

Yes, the student must successfully complete all the required assessments with a passing grade (80%), and maintain an Attendance of 90% in order to obtain a certificate.


Is there any service at the Institute I can volunteer for?

Yes, the Institute is always in need of committed, energetic and modest male volunteers for a variety of events and setup needs. If you are able to dedicate a few hours every week, please discuss with the Course Coordinator.

Will I be able to get any reference letter if I do any volunteer services there?

Yes, students can get their volunteer hours mentioned with their reference letter.


I have a physical condition which prevents me from sitting over an hour, can I still join? Will there be special accommodation for my condition?

This can be discussed with Course Coordinator as per need.

Are there any extra hours I'll need to spend studying over the week?

Yes, this course will have its weekly learning requirements and assessments, hence students must be prepared to dedicate few hours every week to accomplish good results. Homework is assigned in this course as in any other educational program.

Is there a uniform code?


Navy Blue uniform shirt & Black Pants

What’s the Course Coordinator's Contact Information?


Please contact us using the information below if you have any questions, suggestions, or issues about the course. If you have any general questions, please read over our FAQ below, and contact us if you still need help.

Email: shuaib.mansoori@alhudainstitute.ca

Phone: 905-624-2030

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