He completed a rigorous six years Aalim course at Dar-Ul-Uloom Zakaria, South Africa where he attained a master’s in Islamic studies also. He attained expertise in Hadiths under the grand Mufti of South Africa Sheikh Raza-Ul-Haq. Shaikh Yusuf Badat is an Ontario registered minister of religion and licensed marriage officer, Also he is a diploma holder in Network Administration from the Toronto School of Business. Maulana Shaikh Yusuf Badat is the Director of Religious Affairs at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto. He has been teaching Arabic, IslamicStudies, Quranic Studies, and World Religions at the Islamic Foundation School and was an instructor at the Toronto Shariah Program and the Uloom Program. Maulana Shaikh Yusuf Badat is the founder and director of the Mathabah Foundation. He is an active executive member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Theologians CCMT. Currently, he is the Imam of Nugget mosque in Toronto.