About The Course
Though Shahadah is the most essential step in the path to Allah and the beginning of the new journey as a Muslim, it is not enough! A new Muslim should care as much to know more about his religion and practice the rituals that required of him as any other Muslim, and further seek for a teacher. This programme will enable the learners to defend Islam with the weapon of authentic knowledge and guidance.
Step by Step Guide for New Muslims free introductory course is a unique offering by Al Balagh Academy which aims to introduce you to the foundational and basic teachings of Islam such as the Aqedah, The five pillars of Islam and combat the common misconceptions. This batch of multiple courses provides the students with a platform of Islamic knowledge that can be built with other Shari’ah courses.
This free course intends to equip the students with an introduction to Islam for new Muslims. It aims to introduce you to our Pathway for New Muslims detailed programme, which will take you through all the necessary Islamic Education (Fard al-ayn). It is intended to enlighten the chests of believers with the essential knowledge of Islam and help them build a strong foundation of the right Aqeedah, devoid of all innovations.
Shaykh Mustaqeem Shah
(Lecturer, Al Balagh Academy, UK)
Ustaadh Abdul Azeem Climie
(Manager, NHS primary Care, UK )
Importance of Seeking Knowledge
Addressing the Common Questions by Recent Converts
An Introduction to the 5 Pillars of Islam
Trials and Tribulations
Beware of your Declared Enemy
The Final Destination
Comprehensive Education Programme for New Muslims
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?
Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 5000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.
How is this online course structured?
Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.
When will I have access to the online course material?
Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to the course material 7 days prior to the course starting date.
Will I get notification for live sessions?
All students will receive notification for their course live sessions via email and/or course WhatsApp group. You may also check the Course Schedule tab on your dashboard after logging in on our website or Mobile App.
Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?
We always encourage attending live sessions among students, but it is not compulsory for technical course progress of the students.
I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?
If you are unable to attend a live session or have missed it, you can view recorded sessions on your course dashboard. You can access all the completed Recordings, PPT and assessments anytime.
Can I download the recordings and watch it offline?
You can download recordings and PPT of the course sessions from the myAlBalagh mobile App for all the enrolled courses.The recordings will be available for students after 48 hours of the live session.
Do I get marks for watching course recordings and presentations?
There are no additional marks for watching the course recordings. Only the module Assessments and the final exam add up to the final score.You can check the individual scores of your Assessments under the Progress tab of myAlBalagh.
I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?
You can discuss your doubts via Course WhatsApp Group dedicated for student discussion or access the Discussion board on myAlBalagh. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared.
When will the final exam be held?
The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a graded and timed exam.
How do I interact with my classmates?
You can interact with your classmates on our Whatsapp Group exclusive for the course students. Furthermore, you can use the Discussion Board to connect with other course students as well.
How long will I have access to the online course?
You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected]
I am facing trouble signing into the “myAlBalagh” Online Student portal. What should I do?
In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.
How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?
Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit our here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2-3 working days.