Classes & Courses

Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “Are those who know equal to those who do not know?” None will be mindful of this except people of reason.” (Quran 39:9)

“…Allāh will raise those who have believed among you and those who were given knowledge, by degrees. And Allāh is Aware of what you do.” (Quran 58.11)

The MAI Institute offers training programs to help persons wanting to live in accordance with Islamic teachings, as well as provide tooling those who wish to contribute within communities, in service to Almighty Allah (swt) and to humanity.

Whether you are seeking in-depth programs of study, or shorter courses to cover specific aspects, we have the right programs for you.

Our academic programs are designed to give you in-depth understanding of the principles, practices and cultural considerations of Islam. You access a pathway to Alim-level competence, with a blend of classical and contemporary subjects of study.

A 2-year part-time program that caters to the absolute beginner, covering the principles, practices and culture of Islam and the Muslim community.

This program is for those who want to be sure they are doing the right thing, and want to represent Islam in their way, on their terms.

A 3-year part-time program that covers all the classical texts and contemporary social sciences to learn Islam at the level of the Alim(a).

For those who want a deeper understanding of Islam from comprehensive study of its source literature, alongside pioneering works for today’s reality.

A 10-month part-time program that explores higher-level contemporary subjects to prepare persons for community leadership and representation.

This course covers a range of disciplines from an Islamic perspective and position, empowering persons to represent at any level.

Interested? Register to book your spot today!

Technical & Industrial Skills Training

All are invited to register for the Technical & Industrial Skills Training Program, offered by the MAI Institute in collaboration with PDMAcademy, and hosted by Masjid us Salaam, La Sophie Trace, Claxton Bay.

In this course, you will cover 2 core modules that help you access jobs and improve your marketability in the heavy industry and manufacturing sector.

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We provide open self-study courses to anyone who wants to learn the right thing to do, and the right way to do it. Courses feature key areas to help you obey the commands of Allah, and live the best life, for both worlds.

Learn the theory and practice on how to perform wudhu, ghusl and tayyamum – core & additional aspects.

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Learn how to pray salaat in a step-by-step manner. Key acts, considerations & common mistakes

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Learn the Arabic alphabet, words and effective pronunciation points and rules, for flawless reading.

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Memorize the lat 10 chapters of the Holy Quran to be effective in your worship and in your journey back to Allah.

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Learn the etiquette, benefits and requirements for fasting in the month of Ramadan, or get answers to common questions that arise.

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Learn the essential elements that are required to deliver a Khutba (sermon) at the congregational Friday prayer. Includes transliteration of the 2nd Khutba

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In this course we hear from Maulana Dr. Waffie Mohammed on his experiences in working with Dr. Ansari for the development of the world renowned Quranic Structure & Foundation of Muslim Society.

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“I am 16 years old and I am a 3rd year student of Markaz al Ihsaan. I joined this institution because my father enlightened me about it and I saw it as an asset in helping me not only gain knowledge but put it into practice.” 
“These classes have not only changed me morally but has allowed me to further my Islamic studies to make myself stronger in my religion. These classes have given me a sense of belonging and security since I have joined the Markaz family.”
“I have grown and changed tremendously over the years, I’ve been praying more, reading more Quran and involving myself in beneficial activities. You will truly see a change when you join.”

Ms. A. Hosein (16 years)