Tiers and Levels of Teaching

ARS consists of two tiers: (1) Islamic Teachers (Asatizah) and (2) Quranic Teachers. For more details on the various categories within each tier and the criteria and requirements, please refer to the table below.

Tier Category Criteria CPE Requirements Level of Teaching
Asatizah Fellow
  • Special category in recognition of the significant contribution and knowledge of senior asatizah.
  • Individuals in this category shall be conferred status of fellow based on nominations only.

30 CPE credit hours

Any subject on Islam depending on qualifications & competencies

Graduate

  • Degree in any discipline of Islamic Studies (including, but not limited to, law, theology, sacred texts) from a tertiary institution.
  • Minimum Arabic language competency at a level equivalent to the GCE ‘A’.

Associate

  • Diploma or its equivalent in any discipline of Islamic Studies (including, but not limited to, law, theology, sacred texts) from a tertiary institution.
  • Minimum Arabic language competency at a level equivalent to the GCE ‘A’.

Quranic Teachers

QT 1

  • Diploma in Quranic or Islamic Studies.
  • Hold at least 3 sanad in Qiraat.
  • Pass interview.

10 CPE credit hours

Quranic Literacy & Basic Fardhu ‘Ain based on AQIL curriculum

QT 2

  • Certificate in Quranic or Islamic Studies.
  • Pass interview.

QT 3

  • Certificate in teaching Quranic literacy.
  • AQIL (Al-Qura
    n and Islamic Learning Curriculum by Muis).

Applicants in any of the categories above may be required to attend an interview before their registration is accepted under the ARS.

Last updated on 15/1/2018