Need advice on where to start

Okay…So I have been on Codecademy for a while now and I am looking for some advice, I have done some basic courses like SQL, python 2, other certs like compita ITF+ and now working on A+ but looking for some advice for some hands on experience, I currently have a company and getting an entry level job in a company really isn’t an option for me, because of the time I need to be able to be available for it.

But I am kinda stuck between the wall because I need to find a way to get more hands on experience but at the same time I notice that not a lot of companies or people I know really want you to come on board if you are not available full time and have years of experience in your belt, but at the same time I feel like I don’t have the experience to really be able to take part in contract work because of my limited experience and basic knowledge.

Does anyone have any advice on where and how I could get some more hands on experience at least working part time on it? Or what should I do in these cases?

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For your case contributing in the open source organisations which work on similar projects which resembles your tech stack. When you contribute in open source you can gain good hands on experience of a real world projects which are running out there. Also don’t expect income from open source contributions at first. Don’t do open source contribution if you are looking to get paid for everything you do. Your second option can be to look for remote jobs with flexible time of work. Hope this helps you if you need further help let me know.