So I think I'm going to start going through some Construct 2 tutorials and see if I can get a handle on this program. The only weakness that I see is that there doesn't seem to be an easy way to switch between player states. This is pretty integral because I need to be able to switch between "platforming" and "flying" with the press of a button. We'll have to see how that works.
And now onto the first tutorial: How To Make a Platform Game