Courses for ECU Tuning - Professional Cert

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
Dear All,

Anyone has information on the above ? If i can attend courses physically and it will be awesome. And what are the investment i needed besides tuition fee ?

Thanks,
Ken
 

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
Mentari Performance Academy, anyone around here actually seen them in action ?
 

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator
Mar 28, 2004
15,028
6,316
5,213
KL
3k per class, so total of 15k for the course?......wow!
My friend runs a tuning shop and was telling me the price. 5 classes and they only attend the last 2 days cuz that's the actual tuning part of the classes. The others is like wiring, setup, etc etc. But then again this is Haltech so being the most premium brand now it's probably gonna be expensive.

Cheapest is Youtube.
 

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member
Aug 30, 2010
265
128
543
Subang Jaya
Dear All,

Anyone has information on the above ? If i can attend courses physically and it will be awesome. And what are the investment i needed besides tuition fee ?

Thanks,
Ken
I would suggest you getting a High Performance Academyn(HPA) subscription. Watch the live webinar introduction to tuning and they'll usually give you some good deal on the package. Really worth it IMO though I do not actually have it.
 

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
My friend runs a tuning shop and was telling me the price. 5 classes and they only attend the last 2 days cuz that's the actual tuning part of the classes. The others is like wiring, setup, etc etc. But then again this is Haltech so being the most premium brand now it's probably gonna be expensive.

Cheapest is Youtube.
Don't mind paying for premium education if i am learning from one of the best.

I would suggest you getting a High Performance Academyn(HPA) subscription. Watch the live webinar introduction to tuning and they'll usually give you some good deal on the package. Really worth it IMO though I do not actually have it.
Currently in contact with them, they will get back to me on training courses and subject covered, obviously i also want to learn on wiring, setup and other related stuffs.
 

Tom

TIMETOATTACK
Helmet Clan

Tom

TIMETOATTACK
Helmet Clan
Jul 6, 2000
5,454
3,156
5,213
Kuala Lumpur
Cheapest is Youtube.
obviously i also want to learn on wiring, setup and other related stuffs.
While it's wise to physically learn from the experts, I am wondering the same thing, one can really pick up serious skills with youtube videos these days. I have been watching LED topics, soldering tips, wiring methods recently and was able to successfully build my project. It is my go to source for learning stuff and the best part is you have related videos which may lead you to knowing things you didn't know you need
 
  • Like
Reactions: Izso and vr2turbo

vr2turbo

Beyond 20,000 RPM!
Helmet Clan
Moderator

vr2turbo

Beyond 20,000 RPM!
Helmet Clan
Moderator
May 11, 2010
29,592
8,263
1,713
Petaling Jaya
While it's wise to physically learn from the experts, I am wondering the same thing, one can really pick up serious skills with youtube videos these days. I have been watching LED topics, soldering tips, wiring methods recently and was able to successfully build my project. It is my go to source for learning stuff and the best part is you have related videos which may lead you to knowing things you didn't know you need
Yah, I got some tips of youtube too.......lol
 

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator
Mar 28, 2004
15,028
6,316
5,213
KL
Currently in contact with them, they will get back to me on training courses and subject covered, obviously i also want to learn on wiring, setup and other related stuffs.
Bro if you get more info please share. I'm keen as well. The Haltech session was completed just a few months back and I don't have that much cash to fork out anyway.

While it's wise to physically learn from the experts, I am wondering the same thing, one can really pick up serious skills with youtube videos these days. I have been watching LED topics, soldering tips, wiring methods recently and was able to successfully build my project. It is my go to source for learning stuff and the best part is you have related videos which may lead you to knowing things you didn't know you need
The only issue with Youtube is you will fall sometimes and make mistakes. Just pray they aren't expensive mistakes. With a expert guiding you, you will pick up the habits that the expert has which may or may not be a good thing either. Then depending on the experts personality, you may or may not get scolded a zillion times before you are able to stand on your own. Haha! I personally fixed a lot of things with Youtube and Google. Not all car-related things though.
 

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member
Aug 30, 2010
265
128
543
Subang Jaya
Don't mind paying for premium education if i am learning from one of the best.



Currently in contact with them, they will get back to me on training courses and subject covered, obviously i also want to learn on wiring, setup and other related stuffs.
It's definitely going to be worth it bro. i almost forked out on the course, but bank account didn't permit :(
 

Tom

TIMETOATTACK
Helmet Clan

Tom

TIMETOATTACK
Helmet Clan
Jul 6, 2000
5,454
3,156
5,213
Kuala Lumpur
The only issue with Youtube is you will fall sometimes and make mistakes. Just pray they aren't expensive mistakes. With a expert guiding you, you will pick up the habits that the expert has which may or may not be a good thing either. Then depending on the experts personality, you may or may not get scolded a zillion times before you are able to stand on your own. Haha! I personally fixed a lot of things with Youtube and Google. Not all car-related things though.
True, it really depends on the individual's geek level. Still, it's a good place to start from zero. In just a few short Youtube videos you go from illiterate to literate and it gets you far enough to start trying and actually solve the problem. Like Programming, I think ECU tuning can be learned from the videos. After all, it's a technical skill. Then maybe after all that self learning, you want to get an expert to optimize skills further.

If it was kung fu, then maybe one should start with an expert
 

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
Bro if you get more info please share. I'm keen as well. The Haltech session was completed just a few months back and I don't have that much cash to fork out anyway.
Yup i will share to you via whatsapp later, we can sign up for a basic class first which takes MYR600 only. The more advance one will hands on practice.
 

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
Guys,

Just to update, USM, Despark and TOC also offer short courses for the above. I am checking with all 3 of them and will update you guys should anyone of you interested to pursue any other skilled cert.

Thanks,
Ken
 
  • Like
Reactions: vr2turbo

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator
Mar 28, 2004
15,028
6,316
5,213
KL
Guys,

Just to update, USM, Despark and TOC also offer short courses for the above. I am checking with all 3 of them and will update you guys should anyone of you interested to pursue any other skilled cert.

Thanks,
Ken
You da man. Thanks for sharing! I wanna know
 
  • Like
Reactions: Mitevo7

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member

Mitevo7

1,000 RPM
Senior Member
Jan 14, 2008
1,308
139
1,663
Dear All,

So far my findings:

USM Serdang - no longer offer short course - full time course only
TOC - Diploma in Motorsport 2.5 years, not good for working adults as full time course only and covers from mechanical to electrical. 80% practical and 20% theory as they claimed

Next one, HPA, getting some info on equipment i may need before signing up for the online course. Cert of completion is provided.
 

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member
Aug 30, 2010
265
128
543
Subang Jaya
Dear All,

So far my findings:

USM Serdang - no longer offer short course - full time course only
TOC - Diploma in Motorsport 2.5 years, not good for working adults as full time course only and covers from mechanical to electrical. 80% practical and 20% theory as they claimed

Next one, HPA, getting some info on equipment i may need before signing up for the online course. Cert of completion is provided.
Equipment required is laptop, a standalone ECU hehehe. If you are really interested maybe can meet up I can teach you some basics. I'm far from a pro, but enough to tune my own car myself.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Izso

vr2turbo

Beyond 20,000 RPM!
Helmet Clan
Moderator

vr2turbo

Beyond 20,000 RPM!
Helmet Clan
Moderator
May 11, 2010
29,592
8,263
1,713
Petaling Jaya
Equipment required is laptop, a standalone ECU hehehe. If you are really interested maybe can meet up I can teach you some basics. I'm far from a pro, but enough to tune my own car myself.
Bro. Nightstalker can give Night Classes......hahahahaha:driver:
 

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator

Izso

Boooooossst
Helmet Clan
Moderator
Mar 28, 2004
15,028
6,316
5,213
KL
Equipment required is laptop, a standalone ECU hehehe. If you are really interested maybe can meet up I can teach you some basics. I'm far from a pro, but enough to tune my own car myself.
hoi.. why so kiam siap.. offer all of us laaaaaaaaaaa
 

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member

Nightstalker1993

Known Member
Senior Member
Aug 30, 2010
265
128
543
Subang Jaya
Bro. Nightstalker can give Night Classes......hahahahaha:driver:
Well that memang is most likely given I work in the day :laugh:

hoi.. why so kiam siap.. offer all of us laaaaaaaaaaa
I taught you abit also what when you shot my car last time but you macam not interested pun. Plus I'm not qualified in any way, just a hobbyist too broke to pay a tuner plus most tuner won't go near my ecu with a stick at hand :laugh: