Frequently Asked Questions

Finance

At Whitethread, we believe in providing equal opportunities for education to individuals from all walks of life. If you aspire to enroll in one of our courses but require financial assistance, we offer various options to support your educational journey. Explore the following avenues to make your dream of learning with Whitethread a reality.

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Whitethread is a higher education institute providing quality teaching and a valued service. We are unable to advance the teaching methods without the course fees. The institute works extremely hard to offer the students value for money when it comes to the courses by providing better online and out of class services.

If you are struggling to pay the course fees, see our dedicated page here to get advice on financial support to help fund your course fees.

Discounts are available to students who wish to retake a course that have previously be taken at Whitethread. To take advantage of this discount, email [email protected] with details of the course you wish to retake.

If you are struggling to pay the course fees, see our dedicated page here to get advice on financial support to help fund your course fees.

Academic Year

The Institute follows the UK school academic year which begins from mid-September and ends in July. Dates are Subject to change every year due to the changing dates of Ramadan and Eid holidays.

The Institute’s holidays are in line with the UK school holidays, which follows the seasonal holidays as well as reading weeks. The institute also has a holiday for the month of Ramadan. Dates are Subject to change every year due to the changing dates of Ramadan and Eid holidays.

Online Courses

For courses starting in September, students generally have access to course material until the end of August of the same academic year.

For online live classes and recordings, we currently use zoom.us and access to course materials we currently use Canvas LMS.

Recordings

Recordings and course materials are available to all students on the course and are available through our online learning platform.

We are currently working on ensuring we are providing the highest quality of videos for the lessons, but this may not always be possible due to internet bandwidth and technical issues.

Exams

Most of the courses have an examination or an assignment while some have both. The Institute provides certificate of completion for those who achieve a pass mark or higher for its main programs.

Currently there are no courses that are nationally or internationally accredited. The courses at the institute can be considered equal to a diploma. Students will receive a certificate of completion for those who receive a pass and higher upon request.

Rayyan Courses

Simply join our monthly or yearly subscription to get immediate access to over 40 on-demand courses, including the Islamic Essentials Certificate Program. Click here to see the full list of courses in our subscription.

You will access all the courses as long as you remain a subscriber, allowing you to learn at your own pace, anywhere you like, at any time you choose.

They will give you a fundamental understanding of Islam, allowing you to become a better contributor to your family and community, and ultimately a better Muslim, a better servant of Allah Most High.

No, our instructors go at length to simplify the content in the course lessons.

Our flagship Islamic Essentials Certificate Program consists of 20 courses but the library of courses will continue to grow.
Yes, all our courses have multiple choice quizzes/assessments.
No, everyone is required to have an account for themselves, in their name.
You can cancel your subscription whenever you want by visiting the ‘Billing’ section on your student dashboard.

About Whitethread

Whitethread aims to become a leading global platform for Islamic education and training that empowers individuals to enrich their lives and the lives of their communities.