To work with AI not all of us need to be engineers, different roles are required to successfully bring an AI product to life. Key skills include subject matter experts (e.g. doctors for medical AI), UX/UI experts, QA experts, and management,business and commercial skills more generally. These people though will need a fundamental understanding of AI to contribute to its implementation.
At the core of AI is the AI Engineer. Here you will need specific skills with data, algorithms and statistics to implement AI models. You will need broader understanding of the other roles above.
Check out the AI engineer roadmap to becoming an AI engineer on specific skills and qualifications.