Al Itqaan Tajweed Level 1

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This is the foundation level course in tajweed. Ideal for those who already have familiarity and some background of basic reading in Arabic but have not studied the science of tajweed. At this level, students improve their recitation and become able to recite fluently by studying and implementing the fundamental rules of tajweed. Students will be expected to memorise and recite the last 20 suwar from the Quran.


Students on the al-Itqaan course are assessed in each lesson informally, and are assessed formally twice a year during the biannual assessment weeks. Winter assessments will consist of oral and written examinations. End of year summer assessment will consist of oral and written examination.

As the course is condensed, students are recommended to revise their class notes and Quran memorisation on a weekly basis. Outside of class, students are recommended to spend a minimum of 1-2 hours of revision time weekly. Students may speak to class teachers for information on specific details regarding the exam format for each subject.


Start date: Wednesday 13th  October 2021

Class Day/Time:  Wednesday evenings 6.45pm-8.00pm



Course Features

  • Lectures 32
  • Quizzes 0
  • Students 3
  • Assessments Yes

Start dates:

Wednesday 13th October 2021


Class Day(s): Wednesday evening


Class Timings:

6.45-8.00 pm




Single PaymentInstalment Plan
Onsite £135£45 per term
Online£135£45 x3 (per term)


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Shaykh Hammad Ur Rahman Fahim memorised the Quran at the age of 14 at Darul Ulum in Bolton (UK) and his preliminary Islamic studies were under the tutelage of his father, Maulana Ikhlas al-Rahman. After completing his A- levels, Shaykh Fahim continued his studies and gained a Diploma in Arabic Language, moving on to study Shariah at the Institut Européen des Sciences (France). He graduated from the prestigious Al-Azhar University in the Faculty of Shariah (Egypt) with a BA (Hons) degree in Islamic Jurisprudence. He has also gained ijazah (classical certification) in several Qirat, including Hafs, Warsh and Hamzah. Shaykh Fahim has a great passion for studying and teaching Quranic subjects with a special focus on the eloquence of the Quranic language and Quranic exegesis. Currently teaches Arabic and the Quran at one of Britain\’s top private Islamic schools in Manchester.

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Our aim in this course is to help students improve their recitation of the Qur’an and recite fluently. This course will ensure that students recite their short surahs correctly and get them started on applying the rules of tajweed as they read the Qur’anic text.

In this course you will learn the following:

  • The etiquettes of reciting the Qur’an
  • What Tajweed means
  • How to begin reciting from the beginning or middle of a Surah
  • Learn exactly where the letters are articulated from
  • The names of the places of articulation
  • How to understand the difference between heavy sounds (Tafkheem) and light sounds (Tarqeeq)
  • How to recite the name of Allah correctly
  • The three types of Qalqalah
  • The four rules of Noon as-Saakinah and Tanween
  • The three rules of Meem as-Saakinah
  • The rules Laam as-Saakinah
  •  Madds
  • Wuqoofs- Stopping and starting while reciting.