Duration: 2+ years in sha Allah

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Timings: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Tuition fee: $ 120/- per month
No Registration fee!


Please contact us using the form below if you have any questions, suggestions, or issues about the course?

If you have any general questions, please visit our FAQs and contact us if you still need help.
Email: tqu7@alhudainstitute.ca
Phone: 905-624-2030

About the Course

Learn Qur’an, the word of God, in its Arabic text, to enhance your mental, spiritual and emotional well-being and better serve humanity.

Course Introduction

This foundational course will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the Qur’an through Word Analysis and subjects such as Arabic Grammar, Seerah (Prophetic Biography), Tafseer (Exegesis), Qur’anic and Hadith Sciences, as well as various topics in Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence). By the end of this course, students will be able to:

• Understand the Qur’an directly in Arabic

• Appreciate the beauty of Qur’anic Arabic through an in-depth study of its words

• Learn the Tafseer (explanation) of the Qur’an

• Improve Qur’anic recitation through application of Tajweed rules

• Extract Lessons from the lives of the Prophet (S.A.W) and his companions

• Gain a deeper understanding of 5 pillars of Islam

• Perform Ibadah in its true spirit with love

• Develop the art of constructive reflection

• Nurture the necessary life skills for effective time, anger and stress management

• Cultivate better Arabic writing skills

• Find the motivation to serve humanity

Major Subjects

  • Al-Qur’an – Recitation and Tajweed
  • Al-Qur’an – Translation and Tafsir
  • Fiqh of Taharah
  • Fiqh of Saum
  • Fiqh of Salaah
  • Fiqh of Zakah
  • Fiqh of Hajj
  • Fiqh of Life and Death
  • Qur’anic Grammar
  • Du’as


  • Women aged 15 and above; must have fluency in the Urdu language and Arabic recitation
  • Students must also have a personal interest to learn and understand the Qur’an.
  • Once registered into the course, a student’s acceptance is conditional on passing the first three translation and tafsir tests. The passing grade is 80%.

On Campus Learning

You will experience the classroom setting, teacher-student interactions and work together with other students who share the same intentions, goals and objectives as you do. You will also have the opportunity to be able to share ideas and learn in a group setting.

Course Staff

Our instructors are all advanced students of Dr. Farhat Hashmi. Through extended study, instructors have developed a sense of understanding and appreciation for the Words of Allah and as such have taken on the responsibility of passing that knowledge on. They have dedicated numerous hours of obtaining knowledge and have now made it their life goal to impart this knowledge. Approachable and friendly, our teachers yearn for the success of their students. Their enthusiasm and patience are key driving elements that enable students to fully immerse in the Words of Allah.

Frequently Asked Questions




I want to join this course but I live outside Canada. Can I sign up?

Students from any part of the world are welcome to join us on campus or online. Students are responsible to make arrangements for their study visa and other travel legalities. Al Huda does not facilitate visa or accommodation arrangements.

Can I join this course just to listen in, as opposed to being a student?
Yes, If you would like to be a full-time registered listener on site, the fee is 50% of the regular tuition fee. Payable on site only.
I heard about the course late, can I still join? How will I make up for missed lessons?
Yes, late admissions are accepted upon meeting course pre-requisites.

You are not required to make up for the missed lessons, however in order to obtain a diploma in Taleem al Qur’an, you must make up for the missed subject lessons & evaluations when the next Taleem al Qur’an course begins. Please discuss with the Course Coordinator for more information.

Is there an age limit to joining the course?
Students must be at least 15 years old, the is no maximum age limit. However, there are different courses which cater more specifically to different age groups.
My daughter/sister/niece is very brilliant and has done many short Islamic courses, but is below the age limit, can she still apply?
Please discuss with the Course Coordinator for more information.


What language is the course offered in?
Urdu. Other courses in English are also available.
Is there Hifz component to the course?
There is no required memorization of surahs in this course. However, we do offer Hifz Program at the Institute.
I already have a background of Islamic education/diploma/certificate. Can I skip other subjects and learn only the Qur'an translation
No, our Diploma programs enrolment requires that a student complete all required subject tests and evaluation.
What are the subjects taught in this course?
The following subjects are included in the program:



  • QUR 100 Al-Qur’an – Recitation and Tajweed
  • QUR 101 Al-Qur’an – Translation and Tafsir [Exegesis of the Qur’an]
  • QUR 102 Uloom al-Qur’an [Qur’anic Sciences]
  • HAD 103 Al-Hadith al-Nabawi [Prophetic Traditions]
  • HST 105 Al-Seerah al-Nabawiyyah [Biography of the Prophet]
  • HST 106 Heroes of Islam
  • FQH 107 Fiqh of Taharah
  • FQH 108 Fiqh of Saum
  • FQH 109 Fiqh of Salaah
  • FQH 110 Fiqh of Zakah
  • FQH 111 Fiqh of Hajj
  • FQH 112 Fiqh of Life and Death
  • AQD 113 ‘Aqeedah [Islamic Theology]
  • ADB 114 Aadaab and Akhlaaq [Islamic Ethics and Development of Character]
  • ARG 116 Qur’anic Grammar
  • CAL 117 Arabic Writing
  • LMS 118 Life Management Skills
  • DUA 120 Du’as

* Please note the curriculum is subject to change


When does the course begin?
The course begins on  September 10th, 2019
How long is the course and what are the timings?

Course Duration: 2+ Years
Timings: Tuesday – Thursday: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm E.S.T.

Is there a specified time each day for course instruction or can a student work at their own pace?

The class is scheduled to happen Tuesday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. Unfortunately this is not a program designed for someone to take at their own pace.



What is the tuition fee of the course?

Monthly Fee: $ 120/-
No Registration Fee.

How can I pay my fees?

All Monthly Payment is online.


I cannot afford to pay the fees, can I still do the course?
Financial support is approved only after a certain probation period in which student’s Academic performance and commitment are taken into account. Further inquiries to be discussed with the Course Coordinator in person.


What is the minimum percentage of attendance required in order to receive the diploma?
Do we get holidays for special occasions such as Eid?
Yes. Alhamdulillah. Complete list of holidays can be available from the Course Coordinator.
Can I take a few weeks off for pregnancy/delivery/wedding?

Yes, however, it is upon the student to make up for missed notes/test/assignments.

A leave of absence note should be submitted to the Course Coordinator ahead of time.

Also note that 50% fee is required when going on vacation for more than one month.

I have work/school commitments from 2:30 pm due to which I have to leave early, will I be allowed to leave the class early, or drop in late as a routine?
No. Missing lessons regularly as a routine will negatively impact learning and understanding.


Are there tests or exams? If so, are they written or oral?
Yes, there are different tests and assignments for different subjects. The test may be written or oral depending on the subject i.e. Tajweed has both an oral test as well as a written one.
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 and write their tests in that group. 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 diploma, am I required to complete all the subjects?
Yes, the student must successfully complete all the required subjects’ tests and assignments with a passing grade in order to obtain a diploma.
Will the diploma of this course be recognized by other Islamic schools to enable me to become a teacher or use the credits of this course anywhere?
At this point we cannot guarantee the diploma will be recognized by other Institutions.


Is the online version of the course completely online or is there some physical attendance required?
This class is only offered on Campus.

To do courses online please visit: https://www.alhudaus.com/


Will I be able to continue my university/school along with this course?
Yes it is possible but generally difficult to continue University/school simultaneously with the course as it is a part time intensive course.
Do I need to spend time studying outside of class hours?
Yes, Taleem al Qur’an has ongoing tests scheduled frequently, hence students must be prepared to dedicate few hours every weekend to accomplish good results. Homework is assigned in this course as in any other educational program
Is there a student uniform?

Yes. For TQU students, a black abaya (or a black skirt and a loose black top) and a white headscarf. Headscarves are available to purchase at the bookstore.

How can I contact the Course Coordinator?
Course Coordinator: Sr. Rahat Aman

Email: tqu6@alhudainstitute.ca

Registration form is closed. 



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