. With the rapid development of scientific technology, the current skills and knowledge has become more and more important. Engineering technical personnel need long-life learning to improve them for competitiveness. Therefore, long-life learning should be enhanced in engineering education. This paper explains the meaning of long-life learning, analyzes the reasons long-life learning being enhanced in engineering education, the influence on engineering education and engineering technical. Some suggestions about enhancing long-life learning in engineering education and keeping good habits of long-life learning are also put forward.