Miftah al Qur’an Program is on ‘Summer Vacations’, and will resume on Monday, September 9th in shaa Allah.

☆ Upcoming Registrations ☆

Opening New Registrations for September 2019 onwards!

Qur’an Recitation for Children and Youth

Learn to recite properly and fluently.


Ongoing Class

Boys 7-17 years | Girls 7-12 years

  • Duration: Ongoing

  • Weekdays: Monday  -to-  Thursday

  • Timings: 6:00 pm  -to-  7:30 pm

  • Fees: $80/- per month

  • Taught by: Dr. Idrees Zubair and Br. Zawar Qazi

Let’s bring in the sons and daughters of our community and make the next generations fall in love with the Qur’an-the Most Recited Book on the planet!

They will benefit from the program whether starting a journey, from letter recognition to completion of recitation, or any stage in between!

Aiming for a revision, or acceleration.?
Gentle and Compassionate teachers who teach not just ‘to recite’ but to ‘love to recite’, along with the adab of the Qur’an!

A program where parents and teachers can team up to give a head-start on the most important learning experience of our sons or daughters!

Course Outcomes

  • The etiquettes of reciting the Qur’an 
  • Letter Recognition and correct pronunciation
  • Tajweed Rules and their implementation
  • From recognizing and reading letters to reciting the Qur’an with Tajweed
  • How to write letters and Qur’anic words


  • $150/-  2 (group of friends & family)
  • $210/-  3 (group of friends & family)
  • $280/-  4 (group of friends & family)

About the Teachers

Dr. Idrees Zubair

Dr. Idrees Zubair is currently the Director of Al Huda International Welfare Foundation. In 1983, he began his career as a lecturer at the International Islamic University, Islamabad in the Department of Usool-ud-Deen. In 1985, Dr. Zubair went to the University of Glasgow, Scotland to pursue a Ph.D in Hadith Sciences with his wife Dr. Farhat Hashmi. He has previously held the position of Associate Professor in the Islamic Research Institute and also served as the Chairman of the Hadith Department at Allama Iqbal Open University.

Dr. Zubair and his wife Dr. Farhat Hashmi established Al Huda in 1994 with the aim of educating Muslims about the meanings of the Qur’an. Over the last two decades, Al Huda has expanded across many countries around the world with students numbering in the thousands.

Dr. Zubair has lectured in different parts of the world and has taught diverse courses in Islamic Sciences.

Br. Zawar Qazi

Br Zawar has studied and received Ijazah in Hafs ‘an ‘Asim, al-‘Ashr al-Sughra, and al-‘Ashr al-Kubra from Shaykh Uthman Khan. He has taught al-‘Ashr al-Sughra Ijazah reading and al’Ashr al-Kubra Ijazah reading at Shaykh Uthman’s Critical Loyalty Institute.
Currently he is teaching Tajweed and Qira’at at Al Huda Institute.

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible for the course?
  • 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.


What language is the course offered in?
Is there Hifz also in this course?
No, this class is for learning proper recitation.
I heard about the course late, can I still join? How will I cover the missed lessons?
Yes, late admissions are accepted. You can discuss with the class teacher for more information.
Are there any age limits?
Boys – 7-17 years Girls – 7-12 years
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 learning.


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, the student is enrolled. We request and appreciate your patience and cooperation.

When are we supposed to register by?

Ideally, registration should be completed before arriving for the first introductory Class. If you are late, you can still register.

Interview or Assessment: What should I expect?
  • There will be an interview for parents and can be scheduled via the Program Coordinator after you have applied.


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.


What is the complete duration of the course as well as the days and timings?

This is an Ongoing Program for Recitation fluency and improvement, hence there is no start or end date.

Typically a student takes 2-3 years to complete one cycle of the recitation of the entire Qur’an with the teacher, along with gradual study of how to apply tajweed rules.

What are the class timings?

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  |  Monday to Thursday 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 $80 per month Special Fee Discounts available:

  • $150/- 2 (group of friends & family)
  • $210/- 3 (group of friends & family)
  • $280/- 4 (group of friends & family)
How can I pay my fees? Cash /Cheque?
  • First month payment online only. Click here.
  • February to June –  via pre-authorized withdrawal via submission of PAP (Pre-Authorization Payment) form.
  • Click on attached file below (PAP-form-for-AlHuda-Institute) to download, print, complete and submit the form at Al Huda Institute.
  • Submit PAP form by January 20th 2019.
  • Mandatory Pre authorised fee withdrawal form needs to be filled along with a void cheque for monthly fee withdrawal.


I cannot pay the fees, can I still do the course?
You can inform the course coordinator that you are looking for some assistance in the fee, and you will be guided on how to proceed.
The Institute provides a small portion sponsorship towards the fee as financial assistance to families that are going through temporary constraints, once the advised application procedure is completed.
This may take a few weeks. Hence the parents need to pay the first month full fee.


What books are we required to have?
Course Book: Qur’an Reading and Writing Book 1 (Al Huda Publication)


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?
Students will do their lessons. Instructors will listen to students’ Tajweed, ask questions pertaining to their daily lesson, and may 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.


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?
The Course Coordinator will inform about details during the first 2 weeks of the classes.
What’s the Course Coordinator's Contact Information?
Email: miftah@alhudainstitute.ca


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.


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